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Credits: Episode 1: Bridges

NARRATED BY
Jimmy Smits

PRODUCED BY
Pamela A. Aguilar
Daniel McCabe

WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY
Daniel McCabe

EDITED BY
Daniel McCabe

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Edward Marritz

ADDITIONAL CINEMATOGRAPHY
Michael Chin
Vicente Franco
John Hazard
Tom Hurwitz
Paul Mailman

SOUND
Doug Dunderdale
Mark Mandler
Robert Marts
Jon Oh
José Marquez AKA Bute
Ray Rifice
John Sember

GAFFERS
Jeff Clark
Ned Hallick
Kevin M. Killiea
Michael Pruitt-Bruun
Jake Sarfaty
Jake Sauerbrey
Antal Steinbech

GRIPS/ELECTRICIANS
J. Thomas Baldwin
Ned Hallick
Joseph Edward Scott
Paul Stein

JIB OPERATOR
Jonathan Nichols

PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS
Tania Cypriano
Claudia Forestieri
James N. Kienitz Wilkins
Mike Prall
Hashem Selph
Devindra Sooknanan
Astrid Vega
Zachary Wise

ASSISTANT EDITOR
Alexandra De Gonzalez
Tyrra Turner

RECREATION EXTRAS
Giancarlo Anderson, Percussion
Kevin Bryan, Trumpet
Shareef Clayton, Trumpet
David DeJesus, Tenor Saxophone
Alex Hernandez, Bass Trombone
Jeff Lederer, Tenor Saxophone
Andrew Neesley, Trumpet
Danny Rivera, Baritone Saxophone
Bobby Sanabria, Percussion

POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISORS
Laura Azevedo
Fay Sutherland

PHOTO ANIMATION
Steve Audette

ONLINE EDITOR
Michael H. Amundson

SOUND DESIGN/MIX
Heart Punch Studio, Inc

SPECIAL THANKS
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami Dade County, Florida
Arturo Sandoval Jazz Club
Bill Cosby & Playboy Jazz Festival
Bronx Historical Society
City College CUNY
Elbo Room
Joe's Pub @ The Public Theater
Laughing Tiger Productions
Manhattan School of Music
Miami City Ballet School
Poet's Den Theater
Production Central
Raíces Latin Music Collection at Harbor Conservatory
Smoke Jazz & Supper Club
Toy Box Studio

VENDORS
Carroll Musical Instruments
Chater Camera, Inc.
Jupiter Lighting
Liberty Lighting, Ltd.
Location Lighting, Inc.
Mario Ossa Bass Rental
Magic Hour
Michael Andrew Audio Visual Services, Inc.
Midtown Video
Moving Pictures Electronic Services
Tamberelli Digital
VER Seattle

ADVISORS
Deborah Pacini Hernandez
Bobby Sanabria
Ned Sublette
Chris Washburne

ARCHIVAL INTERVIEWS: MARIO BAUZA & DIZZY GILLESPIE
Natatcha Estébanez, Producer, WGBH

ARCHIVAL SOURCES
Bill Graham Archives
Bill Graham Estate
Brazos Films
Camera 5
Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños, Hunter College, CUNY
Chertok Associates
Boon Collins
Joe Conzo
Corbis
Cutting Records
Barbara Craddock
Dick Clark Productions, Inc.
EMI Music
EMP|SFM
Emusica
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, NMAH, Smithsonian Institution
Frank Driggs Collection
Alan Freed
Galán Incorporated Television & Film
Getty Images
William P. Gottlieb
Herb Greene
Historic Films
Hudson Music
Jaime Jaramillo
Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour - Courtesy of CBS Broadcasting, Inc.
MacDonald & Associates
Magnum Photos
Henry Medina
Ned Sublette Archives
Carlos Ortiz
Photolibrary/Oxford Scientific
Producers Library
Q-Productions
Reelin' in the Years Productions LLC
Research Video, Inc.
Augustín & Margo Rodríguez
Max Salazar
San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library
Santana
Sony BMG Music Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Streamline Films, Inc.
The Ed Sullivan Show /© SOFA Entertainment
Universal Music Entertainment
University of South Carolina - Newsfilm Archive
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
WGBH Media Library & Archives

INTERNS
Jennifer Horsley
Natalie Koski-Karell
Christa Majoras
Maya Tanaka
Nina Vizcarrondo

SENIOR DESIGNER FOR WGBH
Cathleen Schaad

GRAPHICS/OPENING ANIMATIONS
Eatdrink, Producer
James Adamé, Art Director/Designer
Chad Hutson, Producer
Bradon Webb, Creative Director

NARRATION RECORDING
POP Sound

MUSIC SUPERVISOR FOR VIDEO RELEASE
John McCullough

TALENT PRODUCER
Siobhan Schanda

LEGAL AND BUSINESS AFAIRS FOR WGBH
Jay Fialkov
Janice Flood
Maureen Jordan
Scott Kardel

PROJECT FINANCE
Mimi Curran

LEGAL AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS FOR THE BBC
Donna Spencer

WEB
Howard Cutler, Executive Producer
Sarah Grafman, Producer

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Lucia Mandelbaum

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
Margaret Carsley

ADDITIONAL ARCHIVE RESEARCH
Roberta Helling
Abigail Kende
Eric Kulberg
Polly Pettite

ARCHIVE RESEARCH
Juan Camilo Agudelo

CHIEF CONSULTANT
Guy Garcia

MARKETING AND PROMOTION
Anne Zeiser, Executive Director, Media Platforms, Marketing, Publicity
Edelman Multicultural Public Relations
Darrity Furman, Account Executive

MARKETING DIRECTOR, ARTS, CULTURE, SPECIALS
Robin Santos

PRODUCTION EXECUTIVE FOR THE BBC
Stephania Minici

COORDINATING PRODUCER
Salme M. López Sabina

SERIES PRODUCER FOR THE BBC
Jeremy Marre

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER FOR THE BBC
Mark Cooper

Special thanks to People en Español

Spanish track produced by V-me Media, Inc.

SENIOR PRODUCER
Adriana Bosch

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Elizabeth Deane

A Co-production of WGBH/Boston and the BBC

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