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Executive Director of Educational Print and Outreach
Robert Santelli

Director of Educational Print and Outreach
Wendy Sauer

Vulcan Productions
Richard Hutton
Bonnie Benjamin-Phariss
Pamela Rosenstein

Blues, Inc.
Alex Gibney
Margaret Bodde
Mikaela Beardsley
Susan Motamed
Agnes Chu
Salimah El-amin

Judith Vecchione
Julie Benyo

Manager of Year of the Blues Initiatives
Britt Cornett

Daniel Cavicchi
Margaret Reidy
Art Tipaldi
T. J. Wheeler

Maura Danforth
Jasen Emmons
Marissa Van Dyke
Ken Viste

Production Manager
Tracy Bille-Newkirk

Daniel R. Smith
Heather Luke

James Halada
Mark Thompson

Frederic Silber

The Blues Teacher's Guide Advisors
Dale Allendar
David Evans
William Ferris
Arthur Flowers
Josh Hecht
Paul Kerlin
Christine Kreiser
Pat Mitchell
Mo Rodgers
David Sanjek
Richard Theisen
Steven Tracy

The Blues, executive produced by Martin Scorsese, is a presentation of Vulcan Productions and Road Movies in association with Cappa Productions and Jigsaw Productions. WGBH Boston presents the series on PBS. Public television funding is provided by PBS and Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Along with Scorsese, Paul G. Allen and Jody Patton of Vulcan Productions and Ulrich Felsberg of Road Movies are executive producing the series; Alex Gibney is series producer; Margaret Bodde is the producer; and Richard Hutton is the co-producer.

Volkswagen is the exclusive sponsor of The Blues.

Permission is granted for reproduction of this printed material for educational use only. All other rights reserved.

The Blues is closed captioned for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers, and described for people who are blind or visually impaired by the Media Access Group at WGBH. The descriptive narration is made possible by a special grant from Volkswagen and is available on the SAP channel of stereo TVs and VCRs.

Images are limited to editorial use in North America only in conjunction with the direct publicity or promotion of The Blues. No other rights are granted. All rights are reserved.

Skip James, Photo by Dick Waterman
Koko Taylor, Steve Kagan/Courtesy of Alligator Records
Chuck D, Kevin Mazur/Courtesy of Blues Inc.

Hands on Harmonica, Courtesy of Sony Music/David Katzenstein
Bessie Smith, Frank Driggs Collection
Bobby Rush, Courtesy of Bobby Rush
Fats Domino, Frank Diggs Collection
Juke Joint, Library of Congress
W.C. Handy, Frank Diggs Collection
Young B.B. King, Center for Southern Folklore
Chuck D, Kevin Mazur/Courtesy of Blues Inc.
Bessie Smith, WGBH Digital Library/Library of Congress
Ray Charles, SMADA Artists Management International
Skip James, Photo by Dick Waterman
Shemekia Copeland, Steve Kagan/Courtesy of Alligator Records
John Lee Hooker, Brian Smith, 1990/Chansley Entertainment Archives
Koko Taylor, Steve Kagan/Courtesy of Alligator Records
Jay McShann, Adam Traum/ Blues Inc.
Howlin' Wolf, Ray Flerlage/Chansley Entertainment Archives
Muddy Waters and Mick Jagger, D. Shigley




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