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Leonard Feather (1914–1994)

Composer, songwriter, author, conductor, lecturer and arranger, educated in preparatory school and a student of Leslie Taylor, Lennie Tristano, and Jimmy Hamilton. He authored several magazine articles and wrote a syndicated jazz column. He also conducted several Esquire Magazine jazz polls and produced and directed Esquire Jazz Concerts between ... See full bio »

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John Wick
John Wick Soundtrack
The Cable Guy
The Cable Guy Soundtrack
Hollywoodland Soundtrack
Blues Brothers 2000
Blues Brothers 2000 Soundtrack


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 2014 John Wick (writer: "Evil Man Blues")
 2013 Everybody Street (Documentary) (writer: "Taxi Blues", "Night Blooming Jazzmen")
 2010 Sir John Dankworth at the BBC (TV Movie) (writer: "Unlucky Woman (Born On Friday)")
 2009 Being Erica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Everything She Wants (2009) ... (writer: "Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth" - uncredited)
 2008 The Caller (writer: "Trouble Trouble" - as Leonard Geoffrey Feather)
 2008 The Express (writer: "Salty Papa Blues")
 2006 Hollywoodland (writer: "You're Crying" - as Leonard Geoffrey Feather)
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (writer: "How Blue Can You Get")
 1996 The Cable Guy (writer: "Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hand")
 1988 227 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blues (1988) ... (writer: "Evil Gal Blues")
 1977 Sanford and Son (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fred Sings the Blues (1977) ... (writer: "How Blue Can You Get" - uncredited)
 1974 Sing Sing Thanksgiving (Documentary) (writer: "How Blue Can You Get?")
 1959 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ethel Waters (1959) ... (writer: "Trouble, Trouble" - uncredited)
 1945 Blowtop Blues (Short) (writer: "Blowtop Blues")
 1944 Boogie-Woogie Dream (Short) (writer: "Unlucky Woman")
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Books: "Encyclopedia of Jazz"; "Encyclopedia Yearbook of Jazz"; "The Book of Jazz"; and "The New Yearbook of Jazz". See more »

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