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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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Credited cast:
Jack Sheldon ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Bagg Joe Bagg ... Self
Chet Baker ... Self (archive footage)
James A. Baker James A. Baker ... Self
Shelly Berg Shelly Berg ... Self
Wayne Bergeron Wayne Bergeron ... Self
Chuck Berghofer Chuck Berghofer ... Self
Alan Bergman Alan Bergman ... Self
Helen Borgers Helen Borgers ... Self
Chris Botti ... Self
Ray Brinker Ray Brinker ... Self
William Claxton William Claxton ... Self
Billy Crystal ... Self
Dom DeLuise ... Self
Clint Eastwood ... Self
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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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Stardust
Music by Hoagy Carmichael
Lyrics by Mitchell Parish
Performed by Jack Sheldon
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 2008 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$4,792, 1 June 2008

Gross USA:

$19,712

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,712
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