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Film Credits

New Orleans

Produced by
Amanda Pollak
Stephen Ives
Jenny Carchman

Edited by
Deborah Peretz
Sari Gilman

Written by
Michelle Ferrari

Directed by
Stephen Ives

Narrated by
Jeffrey Wright

Music Arranged and Produced by
Teese Gohl

Featured Artist
Irvin Mayfield

Associate Producer
Ben Ostrower

Researcher
Lindsey Megrue

Field Producer
Ali Duffey

Cinematography
Daniel B. Gold
Stephen Kazmierski
Peter Nelson
Buddy Squires
Andrew Young

Additional Cinematography
Bob Perrin

Assistant Editor
Damon Ginandes

Archival Consultant
Rachel Buchanan

Production Controller
Andrew Hall

Production Associate
Michael Fish

Sound Recording
John Zecca

Music Supervisor
Stephen Saperstein

Additional Sound Recording
Julius Evans
Brian Langowski

Assistant Camera
Anthony Savini

Additional Production Crew
Matt Paull

Production Assistants
Gregory McNamara
Ashli Richard
Jason Vowell

Additional Research
Amanda Cespedes
Joy Connelly
Debbie Etchison
Melissa Smith

Additional Assistant Editing
Judd Blaise

Sound by 701 Sound
Ira Speigel
Marlena Grzaslewicz
Mariusz Glabinski
Chad Birmingham

Animation Stand Photographer
Frank Ferrigno/Frame:Runner

Online Mastering
Peter Heady
Goldcrest Post

Color Correction
John J. Dowdell III
Goldcrest Post

Music Recorded at
Sear Sound

Music Engineer
Steve Reynolds

Musicians
Neal Caine
Chris Cardona
David Creswell
Aaron Heick
Ronald Markham
Jaz Sawyer
Antoine Silverman
Anja Wood

Narration Recording
Lou Verrico/Full House Productions

Office Production Assistants
Arnold Hirsch
Ari Kelman
Lawrence N. Powell
Janet Bunde
Thais Chu
Jonathan Karas
Reid Koster
Bara Pavlickova

Senior Creative Consultants
Arnold Hirsch
Ari Kelman
Lawrence N. Powell

Archival Audio
The Louis Armstrong House & Archives

Archival Footage
ABCNews VideoSource
Archive Films by Getty Images
John E. Allen Inc.
BBC Motion Gallery
Budget Films Stock Footage
Chertok Associates Inc.
CNN
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Corbis
Historic Films Archive, LLC.
Jefferson Parish Library
Martin Lisius
Louisiana Division, New Orleans Public Library
Louisiana State Archives
Louisiana State Museum
MacDonald & Associates
Oxford Scientific (OSF)
Prairie Pictures/Stormstock
Producers Library
SFM Entertainment LLC
Streamline Films, Inc.
UCLA Film And Television Archive
University Of South Carolina NewsFilm Archive
U.S. National Archives and Records Admin.
WGBH Educational Foundation
WPA Film Library
WYES-TV/New Orleans

Archival Stills
American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC
The Allen-Littlefield Collection
Amistad Research Center at Tulane University
AP/Wide World Photos
Laura Bayon
Beinecke Library, Yale University
Bibliothèque National, Paris/Archives Charmet
Bridgeman Art Library
Corbis
Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Frank Driggs
Getty Images
William P. Gottlieb
Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Groves
The Granger Collection, New York
The Historic New Orleans Collection
Hogan Jazz Archive, Tulane University
Library of Congress
Earl K. Long Library, University Of New Orleans
Louisiana Division, New Orleans Public Library
Louisiana State Archives, John Gasquet Collection
Louisiana State Museum
LLMVC, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, LA
Merrell Publishers Limited/Southeastern Architectural Archive, Tulane University
Richard Merrill
Napoleon Museum
New Orleans Museum of Art
The New-York Historical Society
The New York Public Library
The New York Times
Joshua Mann Pailet/A Gallery for Fine Photography
PhotoFest
Press-Scimitar/University of Memphis Libraries
Ransom Center/The University of Texas at Austin
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Special Collections, Tulane University
The State Library of Louisiana
Dennis Stock/Magnum Photos
Time Life Pictures/Getty Images
The Times-Picayune
Special Collections, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
U.S. National Archives and Records Admin.
John Vachon
The Washington Post
Xavier University, New Orleans
Donn Young Photography

Antique Train provided by
Strasburg Rail Road, Strasburg, Pennsylvania

Geographic Consultant
Richard Campanella

Legal Services
James Kendrick
Brown, Raysman, Millstein, Felder and Steiner

Production Accounting
Ed Weisel Silver, Laski and Weisel

Insignia Films Directors
John T. Sughrue
Robert A. Wilson

New Orleans Residents
Amzie Adams
Leah Chase, Dooky Chase & the Chase Family
McDonogh 35 High School Gospel Choir
Veronica Downs-Dorsey
Krewe du Vieux
Theodore Pierre
Charlotte Smallpage & the Smallpage Family

Music
"After The Ball"
Written by C.K. Harris
Performed by The Louisiana Repertory Jazz Ensemble Of New Orleans
Courtesy Of Stomp Off Records

"Bucket's Got A Hole In It"
Written by Clarence Williams
Performed by Jim Robinson's New Orleans Band
Published by Universal Music Publishing
Courtesy Of Warner Strategic Marketing

"Bucket's Got A Hole In It"
Written by Clarence Williams
Performed by Dr. Michael White
Published by Universal Music Publishing
Courtesy Of Universal Music Enterprises

"Cakewalk"
Courtesy Of Music And Arts Programs Of America

"Creole Nights"
Written by Dr. Michael White
Performed by Dr. Michael White
Provided Generously by Basin Street Records

"Dinah"
Written by Harry Akst, Samuel Lewis, and Joseph Young
Performed by Louis Armstrong
Published by Emi Music Publishing, MPL Communications, and B&G Akst Publishing Co. c/o The Songwriter's Guild

"Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?"
Written by Louis Alter & Edgar De Lange
Performed by Louis Armstrong
Published by The Songwriter's Guild, De Lange Music Co. c/o Bug Music, And MPL Communications
Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment

"Fidgety Feet"
Written by Edwin Edwards, James Larocca, Henry Raggs, Anthony Sbarbaro, Larry Shields
Performed by The Original Zenith Brass Band
Published by EMI Music Publishing
Courtesy of Jazzology Records

"High Society" from the album Jelly Roll Blues
Performed by Jelly Roll Morton
Written by A.J. Piron, Clarence Williams (ASCAP)
Published by Universal Music Publishing
Courtesy of the Orchard

"If Even I Cease to Love"
Performed by The Original Zenith Brass Band
Courtesy Of Jazzology Records

"Key to the Highway"
Written by William Lee Conley Broonzy & Charles Segar
Performed by Grandpa and Stoney B.
Published by Universal Music Publishing

"King of the Zulus"
Written by Lillian Hardin Armstrong
Performed by Louis Armstrong
Published by Universal Music Publishing
Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment

"Let The Good Times Roll"
Written by Shirley Goodman & Leonard Lee
Performed by Shirley & Lee
Published by Atlantic Music Corp., EMI Music Publishing, & Warner Chappell Music
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music

"Louisian-I-A"
Written by Joseph Wilmer Darensbourg
Performed by Dr. Michael White
Courtesy of Shriners Hospitals for Children and Basin Street Records

"Mamas Gone Goodbye"
Written by Peter Bocage And A.J. Piron
Performed by Dr. Michael White
Published by Jerry Vogel Music Company & Universal Music Publishing
Courtesy of Universal Music Enterprises

"Mardi Gras in New Orleans"
Performed by Tuba Fats Chosen Few Brass Band
Written by Henry Roeland Byrd
Published by Professor Longhair Music & Warner Chappell Music
Courtesy of Jazz Crusade Records

"Maryland, My Maryland"
Written by James Ryder Randall
Performed by The New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra
Courtesy of Arhoolie Records

"O! Ma Charmante"
by Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Courtesy of Naxos of America

"Our Director"
Written by F.E. Bigelow
Performed by The Louisiana Repertory Jazz Ensemble Of New Orleans
Courtesy of Stomp Off Records

"Rubber Plant Rag"
Written by George L. Cobb
Performed by The New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra
Courtesy of Arhoolie Records

"Saint James Infirmary"
by Snooks Eaglin
From the Recording entitled New Orleans Street Singer
Provided courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

"Souvenir De La Havane, Op 39"
Composed by Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Courtesy of KEM Enterprises

"Step Back, Let God Do It"
Performed by Veronica Downs Dorsey & the McDonogh 35 High School Choir
Written by Cynthia Nunn
Courtesy of Malaco Music Co.

"Trouble So Hard"
Written by Vera Hall & Alan Lomax
Performed by Vera Hall
Published by Warner Chappell Music
Courtesy of Warner Strategic Marketing

"Golden Crown"
Performed by The Wild Magnolias
Courtesy of MCA Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises

"Hold 'Em Joe"
Written by Monk Boudreaux
Performed by Monk Boudreaux
Courtesy of Shanachie Records

Special Thanks
Lolis Eric Elie
Rosemary James, Joe Desalvo & the Faulkner House Bookstore
James Mokhiber
Kathryn Arffmann & the Salmagundi Club
Connie Atkinson
Available Lighting
Backstreet Cultural Museum
Big Chief Larry Bannock
Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes
Beauregard H. Bassich
Linda Bastion & the Bourbon Orleans Hotel
Scott Bell
Warren A. Bell Jr.
Michelle Benoit
Jason Berry
Lindy Boggs
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Boudreaux Family
Ti Brennan & Ella Brennan
John Broussard
Christian Brown & the Rex Organization
Drex Brumfield & St. Augustine's Church
Bethany & Johann Bultman
Susan Chabeaux
Marion S. Chambon & the Beauregard Keyes House
Leah Chase-Kamata
Andrei Codrescu
Sara Cominsky & the Archdiocese of New Orleans
Caryn Cossé-Bell
Dana Criswell & Joseph Cruthirds
Quint Davis
Captain Marlon Defillo
Stephanie Dupuy & New Orleans Film Office
Matt Fabien, Stephanie Turner, & Intercontinental Hotel
Rick Ferguson & the Houston Film Office
Warren Flower
Sylvester Francis
Patty Gay & Sue Sperry, Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans
Matthew Goldman
Dominik Gugel
Roy Guste Jr.
Colette Guste & Antoine's Restaurant
Jessica Harris
Cherice Harrison-Nelson
Captain Clark "Doc" Hawley
Herbsaint Restaurant
The Heritage Society -- Houston, Texas
Kacey Hill, Sue Fischer & The Louisiana State Museum
George Ingmire
Irving Johnson III
Pat Jolly
Ava Kay Jones
Barry Kern
Ray Kern
Peggy Laborde & WYES
Mayor Moon Landrieu
Le Pavillon Hotel
Dale LeBlanc
Father Jerome Ledoux
Nicholas Lemann
Nick Loss-Eaton
Dr. Brobson Lutz
Keating Magee
Tom Martin
Don Marshall
Cosimo Matassa
Staff and Students of McDonogh 35 High School
Kelly McHenry
Louise McKinney
Linn Moedigner & the Strasburg Rail Road
Stephen Moses & Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses
Charmaine Neville
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival & Foundation
Kristin Gisleson Palmer
Jeffrey Parker & the Parker Family
Raphael Perrault
Glen Pitre
Prince of Wales Social Aid and Pleasure Club
Bruce Raeburn, Lynn Abbott & the Hogan Jazz Archive
Kathy Reidlinger & the Lusher Charter School
Chris Rose
Lauren Schnipper
Ben Sandmel
Joseph Stern
Louise Saenz & Save Our Cemeteries
Patty Scioneaux
Chris Stelly & the Louisiana Film Office
Leslie Straughan & NOMCVB
Bill Taylor
Tipitina's Foundation
Jeff Treffinger
Keith Twitchell
Upperline Restaurant
Gary Van Zante
Spirit Walker
Betsy Weiss
Tommy Westfeldt
Principal Philip White
Walter Williams
Hal Williamson
Xavier University of Louisiana
Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club

For
Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Senior Producer
Tika Laudun

Executive In Charge
Clay Fourrier

President and CEO
Beth Courtney

For
American Experience

Post Production
Greg Shea
Glenn Fukushima

Series Designer
Alison Kennedy

On-line Editor
Spencer Gentry

Sound Mix
John Jenkins

Series Theme
Mark Adler

Business Manager
Nancy Sherman

Legal
Jay Fialkov
Maureen Jordan

Project Administration
Susana Fernandes
Pamela Gaudiano
Sherene Ing
Vanessa Ruiz

Online
Nancy Farrell
Ravi Jain
Stewart Smith
Li Wei

Director of New Media
Maria Daniels

Director of Marketing
Susan Trabucchi

Publicity
Daphne B. Noyes
Lauren Prestileo

Series Editor
Susan Bellows

Senior Editor
Paul Taylor

Series Manager
James E. Dunford

Coordinating Producer
Susan Mottau

Series Producer
Sharon Grimberg

Executive Producer
Mark Samels

An Insignia Films Production for American Experience in Association with Louisiana Public Broadcasting

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WGBH Educational Foundation
All Rights Reserved.

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