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Quincy Jones
Fate has a starring role in 'Keep On Keepin' On'
Fate has a starring role in 'Keep On Keepin' On'

Clark Terry, the Grammy Award-winning trumpeter whose career spans 70 years, played in Count Basie's and Duke Ellington's bands, performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie and Dinah Washington, and mentored Miles Davis and Quincy Jones — the latter when he was just 13. The documentary "Keep On Keepin' On," which opens Friday, chronicles Terry's relationship with a different pupil: young, blind pianist Justin Kauflin, who has been invited to participate in a prestigious competition but fears stage fright will get the best of him. The film marks the directorial debut of Alan Hicks, who won the new documentary director award at the...