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Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon (2008)

Legendary jazz trumpeter, Jack Sheldon, is just 'trying to get good' - not only on his horn, but in his life as well. Wrestling with his demons of drugs, alcohol and unspeakable personal ... See full summary »
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Legendary jazz trumpeter, Jack Sheldon, is just 'trying to get good' - not only on his horn, but in his life as well. Wrestling with his demons of drugs, alcohol and unspeakable personal tragedy, Jack's musical journey through the decades reveals one artist's 'divine dissatisfaction' in the pursuit of excellence. Written by Anonymous

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$4,792, 1 June 2008, Limited Release

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$19,712, 15 June 2008
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Stardust
Music by Hoagy Carmichael
Lyrics by Mitchell Parish
Performed by Jack Sheldon
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