Grammy winner Terence Blanchard named first Kenny Burrell Chair in Jazz Studies

MSM Artistic Advisory Board Terence Blanchard (HonDMA ’17) has been named the first Kenny Burrell Chair in Jazz Studies at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music!

The six-time Grammy winner also celebrated the premiere of his opera “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis this past weekend. Congratulations, Terence! This position in the UCLA Herb Alert School of Music will help ensure that the program will attract the highest caliber of jazz instruction.

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