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TONIGHT! Terence Blanchard featuring E-Collective at Rialto Center for the Arts (VIDEO)

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Rialto Center for the Arts
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Terence Blanchard

Georgia State's Rialto Center for the Arts presents iconic jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard and E-Collective TONIGHT at 8 p.m. 

Many have been moved and touched by Blanchard's movie scores for such classic films as Malcolm X, Eve's Bayou, Jungle Fever as well as his Grammy-Award winning album, A Tale of God's Will (A Requiem for Katrina)

Blanchard believes “music and art have the power to change hearts and souls”— a belief brought to life through the music of Blanchard and his E-Collective.  This revolutionary ensemble thrives off the perfect mixture of Blanchard’s genius and the innovations of four young musical pioneers: guitarist Charles Altura, pianist Fabian Almazan, bassist David 'DJ' Ginyard Jr., and drummer Oscar Seaton.  

Click here for tickets and check out one of my personal favorites from Blanchard's Billie Holiday Songbook album below: 

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