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Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life 

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Keith David ... Narrator
Dulé Hill ... Billy Strayhorn
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Charlap Bill Charlap ... Performer
Elvis Costello ... Himself
Mercedes Ellington Mercedes Ellington ... Herself
David Hajdu David Hajdu
Chico Hamilton ... Himself
Terrence Howard ... Himself - Host
Herb Jeffries ... Himself
Quincy Jones ... Himself
Joe Lovano Joe Lovano ... Performer
Russell Malone Russell Malone ... Guitarist
Dianne Reeves ... Herself
Billy Strayhorn ... Himself (archive footage)
Billy Taylor Billy Taylor ... Himself
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Genres:

Documentary

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2007 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

'Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life' is the first broadcast documentary film in history to win the all three of the following awards in the same year: the Writers Guild Best Documentary Screenplay (other than current events;) the George Foster Peabody Award; and the Emmy for Best Documentary film. See more »

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