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Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Gary Giddins
Kendrick Simmons

Writing Credits  

Gary Giddins ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Himself (archive footage)
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Herself / Narrator (voice)
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Himself / Louis Armstrong's words read by (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Avakian ...
Himself
...
Himself
Lester Bowie ...
Himself
...
Himself
Doc Cheatham ...
Himself
Mary Cleere Haran ...
Herself
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Himself
Bud Freeman ...
Himself
...
Himself (as Milt Gabler)
Gary Giddins ...
Himself / Interviewer
Dizzy Gillespie ...
Himself
Joe Glaser ...
Himself
...
Himself
Milt Hinton ...
Himself
...
Himself
Joe Muranyi ...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Himself (archive footage)
Zilner T. Randolph ...
Himself
...
Himself
...
Herself (archive footage)
Charley Teagarden ...
Himself (archive footage)

Produced by 

Toby Byron ... producer
Jerry Durkin ... executive producer
Gary Giddins ... associate producer
Susan Lacy ... executive producer
Deborah Newman ... executive producer
Richard Saylor ... associate producer

Film Editing by 

Kendrick Simmons

Sound Department 

Paul Cote ... sound
Michael Lonsdale ... sound
Tom Marcyes ... sound editor
Jim McDonald ... sound
Kendrick Simmons ... sound editor
Larry Stensvold ... sound mixer

Camera and Electrical Department 

John Melville Bishop ... camera operator (as John Bishop)
Duncan Forbes ... assistant camera
Herb Forsberg ... camera operator (as Herbert Forsberg)
Fenton Furrer ... electrician / grip
Don Hunstein ... still photographer

Animation Department 

Betsy Baker ... animation consultant
Sarah Berry ... animation: artwork
Mead Hunt ... animation photographer

Editorial Department 

Sarah Berry ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Jonathan Tunick ... composer: theme music (uncredited)

Other crew 

David Parker ... researcher
Robert Summers ... researcher

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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