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Before the Music Dies (2006) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Andrew Shapter

Writing Credits  

Andrew Shapter ... (written by) &
Joel Rasmussen ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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Herself - Musician
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Himself - Musician
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Himself - Musician
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Herself - Musician
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Himself - Musician
Blaze ...
Themselves - Austin, TX
Edna Gunderson ...
Herself - Senior Music Critic, USA Today
Alan Light ...
Himself - Writer, Rolling Stone
Toure ...
Himself - Pop Culture Correspondent, CNN (as Touré)
Nancy Giles ...
Herself - CBS Sunday Morning, Former New York DJ
Kacy Crowley ...
Herself - Musician
Bob Schneider ...
Himself - Musician
Steve Poltz ...
Himself - Musician
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Herself
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Himself - Musician
Ken Walden ...
Himself - Music Technology Educator, Secrets of the Pros
Javier Vives ...
Himself
Joey Burns ...
Himself - Musician: Calexico
Jenny Toomey ...
Herself - Executive Director, Future of Music Coalition
Jon Pareles ...
Himself - Chief Pop Critic, The New York Times
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Himself - Musician
David Hidalgo ...
Himself - Musician: Los Lobos
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Himself - Musician
Doyle Bramhall II ...
Himself - Musician
Chinnell Brothers ...
Themselves - Seattle, WA
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Himself - Musician: The Roots (as Questlove)
Nick Purdy ...
Himself - Paste Magazine
Josh Jackson ...
Himself - Paste Magazine
Norah Jean Bruso ...
Herself
Tom Moon ...
Himself - Senior Entertainment Writer, Philadelphia Inquirer
Dave Matthews Band ...
Themselves - Charlottesville, VA
Correo Aereo ...
Themselves - Seattle, WA
Guy Forsyth ...
Himself - Austin, TX
John Bell ...
Himself - Musician: Widespread Panic
Dave Schools ...
Himself - Musician: Widespread Panic
Calexico ...
Themselves - Tucson, AZ
North Mississippi Allstars ...
Themselves - Coldwater, MS
Chris Tetzeli ...
Himself - Co-founder, ATO Records
John Richards ...
Himself - Program Director, KEXP Radio: Seattle
Bertis Downs ...
Himself
Tom Mara ...
Himself - Station Manager, KEXP Radio: Seattle
Patrick Hallahan ...
Himself - Musician: My Morning Jacket
Jim James ...
Himself - Musician: My Morning Jacket
Bo Koster ...
Himself - Musician: My Morning Jacket
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Himself - Musician
Flinksway ...
Themselves
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Himself - 'Agent Double O Soul' (archive footage)
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Themselves
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Himself - 'Agent Double O Soul' (archive footage)
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Himself (voice)
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Himself - Narrator (voice)
Widespread Panic ...
Themselves

Produced by 

Joseph Celis ... executive producer
Michael Girard ... executive producer
Ellianne Kadence ... associate producer
Michael Lehrter ... executive producer
Brian McNulty ... executive producer
Lisa McWilliams ... executive producer

Music by 

Carl Thiel ... (original music by)

Cinematography by 

Andrew Shapter

Film Editing by 

Michael Courtney
Joel Rasmussen
Sjon Ueckert

Makeup Department 

Autumn Ball ... makeup artist
Mel Rali ... makeup artist
Dawn Tunnell ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Joel Rasmussen ... post-production supervisor

Sound Department 

Gary Adante ... sound re-recording mixer: Noisy Neighbors Studios, LA
Robert Arbittier ... re-recording mixer: Noisy Neighbors Studios, LA (as Rob Arbittier)
David J. Elkins ... location sound (as David Elkins)
Dani Rasmussen ... location sound
Joel Rasmussen ... dialogue editor / sound editor
Shane Scott ... location sound
Carl Thiel ... sound designer
Jaime Vives ... location sound

Visual Effects by 

Joel Rasmussen ... digital effects artist

Camera and Electrical Department 

Grant Barbeito ... additional camera operator (as Grant Barbetos)
Michael Courtney ... additional camera
David J. Elkins ... additional camera (as David Elkins)
Kyle Ellison ... additional camera
Roberto Fonseca ... additional camera (as Bob Fonseca)
Ian Sebastian Kasnoff ... additional camera (as Ian Kasnoff)
Derek Knighten ... camera assistant
Jennifer McDonald ... still photographer
Joel Rasmussen ... additional camera
Jay B. Saliceda ... camera assistant / photography: title / still photographer
Andrew Shapter ... photography: title / still photographer

Editorial Department 

Nick Smith ... colorist

Transportation Department 

Jaime Vives ... transportation

Other crew 

Marie Andree ... researcher
Tracy Behr ... production assistant
Derek Knighten ... production assistant / researcher
Dani Rasmussen ... title design / title sequence
Joel Rasmussen ... title sequence
Jay B. Saliceda ... production assistant / researcher
Keith Sloan ... production assistant
Jaime Vives ... production assistant
Javier Vives ... production assistant
Andrew 'Charlie' Westercom ... interviewer: street

Thanks 

Erika Rasmussen ... in loving memory of
John D. Shapter Jr. ... in loving memory of
Matt Skinner ... thanks
Forest Whitaker ... The filmmakers especially wish to thank

See also

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