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Keep On Keepin’ On: A Salute to Clark Terry on his 101st Birthday

When: Tue., Dec. 14, 7-9 p.m.
Email: boxoffice@jazzstl.org
Price: Free
This free* Jazz Speaks program includes scenes from the award-winning film Keep On Keepin’ On. The documentary follows 89-year-old Clark Terry over four years to document an unlikely mentorship between Terry and a driven, blind piano prodigy named Justin Kauflin, age 23. Clark mentored Miles Davis as a young musician and is among the few performers ever to have played in Count Basie’s and Duke Ellington’s bands. In Keep On Keepin’ On, as Justin is invited to compete in an elite, international competition while battling terrible stage fright, Clark’s health takes a critical turn for the worse. Over the course
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