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Jazz to overcome tragedy of Katrina

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Terence Blanchard, one of the world's leading trumpet players, fled Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina.

Several months later he was inspired to record A Tale of God's Will, an album about the city's post-hurricane struggles.

In this first person account, he explains how music helped Louisiana's citizens to move past the tragedy.

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