The Movie Music of Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard

Paris
04 Dec 2016

Summary

Presented for the first time in France, The Movie Music of Spike Lee & Terence Blanchard celebrates the collaboration between the American director Spike Lee (Malcolm XMo ‘Better BluesDo The Right Thing) and jazz composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard.

Surrounded by musicians from both his quintet and Britten Sinfonia (under the baton of Vince Mendoza), Terence Blanchard revisits, through music and images, 25 years of creative collaboration between this major filmmaker and symbol of African-American culture, with exceptional guest performers: Dianne Reeves, Angelique Kidjo and China Moses.

The Movie Music of Spike Lee and Terence Blanchard marks Britten Sinfonia’s debut performance at the Philharmonie de Paris.

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