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Jazz musician Terence Blanchard on composing for film

Clip: 02/19/2019 | 6m 21s

Jazz musician and composer Terence Blanchard has six Grammy Awards, but this year, he's received his first Oscar nomination, for his original score in the 2018 film “BlacKkKlansman.” Jeffrey Brown sits down with Blanchard, who grew up in New Orleans, to discuss the role of music in film, why writing it requires “putting your ego aside” and how he feels about being considered for an Academy Award.

Aired: 02/19/19

Rating: NR

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