Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

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Native Soul Tribute to Clark Terry & Screening: “Keep on Keepin’ On”
In Association with The Jazz Foundation of America

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

6:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Hansborough Recreation Center Rooftop

35 W. 134th Street, Manhattan

6:00 – 7:15PM jazz concert

7:45 – 9:15PM movie screening 

Native Soul Tribute to Clark Terry

A hard-swinging collaborative quartet, Native Soul has been a regular on the jazz album charts for over a decade. Featuring Peter Brainin (saxophone), Noah Haidu (piano), Marcus McLaurine (bass), and Steve Johns (drums), they will present a special Charlie Parker Jazz Festival tribute to swing and bebop trumpeter Clark Terry, with whom McLaurine played for more than 25 years. 

“Keep on Keepin’ On” (2014)

In this film, Jazz trumpeter Clark Terry mentors blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as he prepares to compete in an international competition. The film features Clark Terry, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Justin Kauflin, Arturo Sandoval and is directed by Alan Hicks.


Bring your own chair, sitting on the floor is not recommended. Glass bottles and alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. You should arrive before 5:30 p.m. to get your spot. Reservations are not taken, so space is available on a first come first served basis. All are welcome!

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