Terence Blanchard Jazzes Up BMI Film/TV Awards With Icon Honor

Congratulations to Manhattan School of Music’s Board of Trustees member, Terence Blanchard, honored with a Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) Icon award this week!

Writes Variety: “Terence Blanchard, composer for many of Spike Lee’s films (including “Malcolm X,” “Inside Man” and the recently Oscar-nominated “BlacKkKlansman”), was honored for his “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers,” said BMI president-CEO Mike O’Neill (pictured on right). “His music makes powerful statements about American tragedies that must not be forgotten, while also encouraging all of us to heal.” Jazz artist and film composer Terence Blanchard was presented with the BMI Icon award at Wednesday night’s Film, TV and Visual Media Awards of performing-rights society Broadcast Music Inc. i…

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