Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life

Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life
Type TV Movie
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Dulé Hill Actor Performer 1 1000001
Bill Charlap Actor Performer 1 1000002
Dianne Reeves Actor Performer 1 1000003
Russell Malone Actor Performer 1 1000004
Joe Lovano Actor Performer 1 1000005
Hank Jones Actor Performer 1 1000006
Elvis Costello Actor Performer 1 1000007
Keith David Narrator n/a 120790 1000008
Terrence Howard Host (Independent Lens) 120831 1000009
Robert Levi Director n/a 2 2000001
Sally Jo Fifer Executive Producer (for ITVS) 174 3000001
Joshua Blum Producer n/a 3 3000002
George Seminara Producer n/a 3 3000003
Brian Cange Producer Post Production Producer 3 3000004
Russ Stratton Producer Post Production Producer 3 3000005
Portia Scott-Hicks Producer Talent Producer 3 3000006
Lois Vossen Producer Series Producer(Independent Lens) 3 3000007
Mary Thyken Producer Coordinating Producer(Independent Lens) 3 3000008
Craig Harris Producer Coordinating Producer(Independent Lens) 3 3000009
Cathy Fischer Producer (ITVS Interactive) 3 3000010
Jen Kaczor Producer (ITVS Interactive) 3 3000011
Anne Eastman Associate Producer n/a 171 3000012
Rebecca Halbower Associate Producer n/a 171 3000013
Helen Sam Associate Producer (Independent Lens) 171 3000014
Robert Seidman Writer n/a 120782 4000001
Robert Levi Writer n/a 120782 4000002
Zinna Riley Writer Development Writer/Designer(Independent Lens) 120782 4000003
Eric Martin Writer (Host Introductions) 120782 4000004
Charlie Pearson Writer (Host Introductions) 120782 4000005
Lois Vossen Writer (Host Introductions) 120782 4000006
Julia Mintz Technical Supervisor n/a 120853 5000001
David Sperling Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Fred Murphy Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Ned Burgess Cinematographer Cinematography 402 6000003
Bob Lechterman Cinematographer Cinematography 402 6000004
Glen Mordeci Cinematographer Cinematography 402 6000005
Robert Levi Cinematographer Cinematography 402 6000006
David Rudd Cinematographer Cinematography 402 6000007
Kevin Lombard Camera Operator n/a 239 6000008
Mark Petersson Camera Operator n/a 239 6000009
Jim Tufaro Camera Operator n/a 239 6000010
Andrew Jansen Steadicam Operator n/a 232 6000011
Rick Nagle Video Video Engineer 120800 6000012
Steve Robinson Video Video Engineer 120800 6000013
George Seminara Photography Still Photography 120835 6000014
Andrew Clarke Lighting n/a 798 6000015
Fred Cohen Lighting n/a 798 6000016
Pat Crooks Lighting n/a 798 6000017
Ned Hallick Lighting n/a 798 6000018
Chris Hayes Lighting n/a 798 6000019
Michael Marzovilla Lighting n/a 798 6000020
Newton Termeer Lighting n/a 798 6000021
Eli Tishberg Color Correction HD Conform & Color Correction 120930 6000022
Ray Hubley Editor n/a 172 7000001
Robert Levi Editing n/a 120901 7000002
Jeremy Berger Editorial Assistant n/a 120855 7000003
Jean Boland Editorial Assistant n/a 120855 7000004
Tim Hansberry Editorial Assistant n/a 120855 7000005
Jim Sommers Executive Vice President of Broadcast & Communications 120806 11000001
Randall Cole Executive Director of Communications(Independent Lens) 120806 11000002
Susie Hernandez Executive Associate Director of Broadcast(Independent Lens) 120806 11000003
Wendy Bardsley Executive Interactive Development and Design(Independent Lens) 120806 11000004
Rainey Straus Executive Interactive Development and Design(Independent Lens) 120806 11000005
Dennis Palmieri Executive National Community Relations Manager(Independent Lens) 120806 11000006
Alicia Lizama Executive Station Relations Coordinator(Independent Lens) 120806 11000007
Amy Hass Consultant Administrative Consultant 120784 12000001
Lawrence Strayhorn Consultant Biographical Consultant 120784 12000002
A Alyce Claerbaut Consultant Biographical Consultant 120784 12000003
Leslie Demus Consultant Biographical Consultant 120784 12000004
Gregory Morris Consultant Biographical Consultant 120784 12000005
Galen Demus Consultant Biographical Consultant 120784 12000006
Susan Strayhorn Consultant Biographical Consultant 120784 12000007
David Hajdu Creative Consultant n/a 120858 12000008
Herb Jordan Creative Consultant n/a 120858 12000009
Amy Hobby Creative Consultant n/a 120858 12000010
David Johnson Creative Consultant n/a 120858 12000011
Erik Kulberg Research and Content Consultant Research Consultant 121092 12000012
Henry Gates Historic Theatre Consultant Historical Consultant 121091 12000013
Robert Harris Historic Theatre Consultant Historical Consultant 121091 12000014
John MacDonald Historic Theatre Consultant Historical Consultant 121091 12000015
Liz McGarrity Wardrobe Wardrobe Design 120823 13000001
Sue Pelino Post-Production Sound n/a 121026 14000001
Paul Cote Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000002
Stuart Deutsch Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000003
Ryan Kennedy Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000004
Larry Loewinger Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000005
Ed Novick Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000006
Jeff Pullman Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000007
Wiliam Sarokin Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000008
Gary Silver Sound Recordist n/a 331 14000009
David Araki Key Grip n/a 263 15000001
Steve Lynch Key Grip n/a 263 15000002
Judy Tam Finance Manager Chief Financial Officer(Independent Lens) 120941 16000001
Roberta Korus Legal Services n/a 120857 18000001
Chris Harvey Titles Title Design 120825 23000001
Kat Sripathy Production Assistant (Independent Lens) 275 25000001
Lawrence Strayhorn Other President(Board of Directors for Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc.) 120795 26000001
A Alyce Claerbaut Other Vice President(Board of Directors for Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc.) 120795 26000002
Leslie Demus Other Secretary(Board of Directors for Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc.) 120795 26000003
Gregory Morris Other Treasurer(Board of Directors for Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc.) 120795 26000004
Galen Demus Other Member(Board of Directors for Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc.) 120795 26000005
Susan Strayhorn Other Member(Board of Directors for Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc.) 120795 26000006
Lois Vossen Other Curator(Independent Lens) 120795 26000007
Claire Aguilar Other Curator(Independent Lens) 120795 26000008
Wilson Ling Publicity Communications Coordinator(Independent Lens) 120789 29000001
Mary Lugo Publicity Publicist(Independent Lens) 120789 29000002
Cara White Publicity Publicist(Independent Lens) 120789 29000003
Synopsis
Billy Strayhorn played in the Duke Ellington Orchestra. This special examines his life and the pioneering efforts he made in the music world. Although he is not one of the best known composers, he made a big contribution to his field. The special also examines his personal life including the fact that he was openly gay and active in the civil rights movement before it became popular.
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