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Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (1988) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Charlotte Zwerin

Cast  

Jimmy Cleveland ...
Himself (trombonist, Thelonious Monk Octet)
Harry Colomby ...
Himself (personal manager)
John Coltrane ...
Himself
Ray Copeland ...
Himself (Thelonious Monk Octet: trumpet) (archive footage)
Nica De Koenigswarter ...
Herself
Tommy Flanagan ...
Himself (duo, piano performance)
Larry Gales ...
Himself (Thelonius Monk Quartet / Thelonious Monk Octet, bass player)
Johnny Griffin ...
Himself (Thelonious Monk Octet, tenor sax)
Barry Harris ...
Himself (duo, piano performance)
Bob Jones ...
Himself (road manager)
Teo Macero ...
Himself (Columbia Records producer)
Thelonious Monk Jr. ...
Himself
Nellie Monk ...
Herself
Thelonious Monk ...
Himself (archive footage)
Frank Paccione ...
Himself-Vocalist (singing voice)
Ben Riley ...
Himself (Thelonious Monk Quartet / Thelonious Monk Octet, drummer)
Charlie Rouse ...
Himself (Thelonious Monk Quartet: saxophone, Thelonious Monk Octet: tenor saxophone) (archive footage)
Phil Woods ...
Himself (Thelonious Monk Octet, alto sax)
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Narrator (voice)
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Produced by 

Clint Eastwood ... executive producer
Bruce Ricker ... producer
Charlotte Zwerin ... producer

Music by 

Dick Hyman

Cinematography by 

Christian Blackwood

Sound Department 

Alexandra Baltarzuk ... additional sound
Tom Fleischman ... sound re-recording mixer
Petur Hliddal ... additional sound
Mike Karas ... additional sound
Peter Miller ... additional sound
Roger Phenix ... sound: additional film crew Flanagan/Harris piano duo
Nina Schulman ... sound editor
Rudy Van Gelder ... sound: additional film crew Flanagan/Harris piano duo

Visual Effects by 

Irwin Young ... opticals

Camera and Electrical Department 

Larry Banks ... chief lighting technician: additional film crew Flanagan/Harris piano duo
Joan Churchill ... additional photographer
Meredith Collins ... still photographer
Nica De Koenigswarter ... still photographer
Bob Fiore ... camera operator: additional film crew Flanagan/Harris piano duo
William Gottlieb ... still photographer
Mike Karas ... electrician: additional film crew Flanagan/Harris piano duo
Herman Leonard ... still photographer
Stuart Math ... additional photographer
Bob Parent ... still photographer
Francis Paudras ... still photographer
Chris Rosen ... key grip: additional film crew Flanagan/Harris piano duo
Don Schlitten ... still photographer

Editorial Department 

Bernadine Colish ... assistant editor
Noëlle Penraat ... negative matcher

Other crew 

Ruth Bird ... production assistant
Kent Blocher ... production assistant
Doreen Elliott ... transcriptor: interviews
Kate Hirson ... production assistant
Peter Keepnews ... production assistant
Jay Keuper ... production assistant
Michael Maurer ... production controller
Lynn Piasecki ... production assistant
Jason Ricker ... production assistant
Anthony Sclafani ... production accountant
David Valdes ... production executive
Richard Woodward ... production assistant

Thanks 

Pamela Bendich ... thanks
R. Frankliln Brown ... thanks
David Chertok ... additional thanks
Harry Colomby ... thanks
Stanley Crouch ... additional thanks
Michèle Darmon ... additional thanks
Berit De Koenigswarter ... additional thanks
Lynn Emmolo ... additional thanks
Elliott Erwitt ... additional thanks
Lynda Hansen ... additional thanks
Ralph Kaffel ... additional thanks
Kiyoshi Kodama ... additional thanks
Susan Lacy ... additional thanks
Bruce Lundvall ... additional thanks
Thelonious Monk Jr. ... special thanks
Thomas Monk Jr. ... special thanks
Thomas Monk Sr. ... special thanks
Barbara Monk ... special thanks (as Barbara 'Boo Boo' Monk)
Nellie Monk ... special thanks (as Mrs. Thelonious 'Nellie' Monk)
Dan Morgenstern ... additional thanks (as Dan)
Francis Paudras ... additional thanks
Michael Phillips ... additional thanks
Debbie Reinberg ... additional thanks
Kirk Roberts ... additional thanks
Charlie Rouse ... additional thanks
Daihei Shiohama ... additional thanks
Don Sickler ... additional thanks
Tim Timpanaro ... additional thanks
Alonzo White ... special thanks
Marion Monk White ... special thanks
Melvin Zalel ... additional thanks

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