Video and Website Credits

  • Season One
  • Season Two
  • Website

Putting on the Tail Fins

Produced, Directed, and Edited by

  • Amber Edwards

Co-Producer and Director of Photography

  • Dave Davidson

Executive Producer

  • Ken Bloom

Appearances by

  • Bill Elliott
  • Jack Everly
  • Terrence Flannery
  • Cheyenne Jackson
  • Karen Kennedy
  • John Oddo

Personal Assistant to Michael Feinstein

  • Starleigh Goltry

Additional Camera

  • Adam Benn
  • Will Lodge
  • Mihali Moore
  • Darren Methlie

Live Performance Audio Engineer

  • Andy Brattain

Field Audio

  • Adam Benn
  • Mihali Moore
  • Darren Methlie

Graphics/Digital Effects

  • Dmitri Gapon

Mixer/Sound Designer

  • Christopher Koch

On-Line Avid Editor

  • Eric Ramistella

Production Assistant/Researcher

  • Kellan Davidson

Musicians

  • Roy Babbington
  • Albert Berk
  • Max Brittain
  • Michael Coates
  • Bill Elliott
  • Paul Eshelby
  • David Finck
  • Greg Gisbert
  • James Hastings
  • John Higginbotham
  • Ashley Horton
  • Anthony Kadleck
  • Gary Keller
  • Liam Kirkman
  • Noel Langley
  • Andy Macintosh
  • Bob Mann
  • David Mann
  • Ray Marchica
  • Mark Neuenschwander
  • Mark Nightingale
  • John Oddo
  • Andy Panayi
  • Peter Ripper
  • Graham Russell
  • Anthony Waller
  • Robert Worth
  • The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Archival Footage

  • J. Fred Macdonald & Associates
  • Warner Brothers
  • Research Video, Inc.
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Ed Sullivan Show/Sofa Entertainment
  • Historic Films Archive
  • Universal

Archival Stills

  • Photofest
  • Nelson Riddle Collection, University Of Arizona School Of Music
  • Michael Feinstein
  • Yale University
  • Frank Sinatra Enterprises, LLC

Special Thanks

  • Brodsky & Treadway
  • Alan Boyd
  • Ian Wood
  • Ed Daugherty
  • Tom Ramsey
  • Kindra Orr And Tom Gray
  • Kathy Babin
  • Richard Warren
  • Nicole Rodriguez
  • Jill Dotts
  • Doris Anne Sadler
  • Etienne Taenaka
  • Ron Wheeler
  • Dinah Davidson
  • Justin Scott

Lead Funding Provided by

  • Sara V. Carruthers

Additional Funding Provided by

  • Sara P. Carruthers
  • The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
  • The Lizzie and Jonathan M. Tisch Foundation
  • Peter O. Hanson
  • Irwin Helford
  • The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation
  • The Ted Snowdon Foundation
  • The Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation
  • The Scherer Foundation
  • The Ruder Bever Family
  • Diane P. Kranz
  • Jamie deRoy Charitable Trust
  • Copyright 2010 Hudson West Productions

Best Band in the Land

Produced, Directed, and Edited by

  • Amber Edwards

Co-Producer and Director of Photography

  • Dave Davidson

Executive Producer

  • Ken Bloom

Additional Camera

  • Adam Benn

Live Performance Audio Engineer

  • Andy Brattain

Field Audio

  • Adam Benn

Personal Assistant to Michael Feinstein

  • Starleigh Goltry

Appearances by

  • Roy Bishop
  • Ed And Mazie Feinstein
  • Terrence Flannery
  • Marvin Hamlisch
  • Marty Halperin
  • Harold Jacobs
  • Margaret Whiting
  • Max Wilk

Musicians

  • Albert Berk
  • Greg Gisbert
  • Gary Keller
  • Paul Langosch
  • Mark Neuenschwander
  • John Oddo
  • The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra with Jack Everly, Conductor
  • The U.S. Marine Corps Band with Col. Michael Colburn, Conductor

Graphics/Digital Effects

  • Dmitri Gapon

Mixer/Sound Designer

  • Christopher Koch

On-Line Avid Editor

  • Eric Ramistella

Production Assistant/Researcher

  • Kellan Davidson

Archival Footage

  • J. Fred Macdonald & Associates
  • Army Emergency Relief
  • National Archives
  • 20th Century Fox
  • Research Video, Inc.
  • University of South Carolina Moving Image Research Collection

Archival Stills

  • Library of Congress
  • Photofest
  • Roy Bishop
  • Smithsonian Institution

Special Thanks

  • Brodsky & Treadway
  • Andrew Cohen, AER
  • Ed Daugherty
  • First Aviation, Teterboro-Frank Smith and the 3rd Shift Line Crew
  • Eileen Mackevich
  • Tom Ramsey, ISO
  • Doris Anne Sadler
  • Jill Dotts
  • Etienne Taenaka
  • Ron Wheeler
  • Nick Zazal
  • Dinah Davidson
  • Justin Scott

Lead Funding Provided by

  • Sara V. Carruthers

Additional Funding Provided by

  • Sara P. Carruthers
  • The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
  • The Lizzie and Jonathan M. Tisch Foundation
  • Peter O. Hanson
  • Irwin Helford
  • The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation
  • The Ted Snowdon Foundation
  • The Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation
  • The Scherer Foundation
  • The Ruder Bever Family
  • Diane P. Kranz
  • Jamie deRoy Charitable Trust
  • Copyright 2010 Hudson West Productions

A New Step Every Day

Produced, Directed, and Edited by

  • Amber Edwards

Co-Producer and Director of Photography

  • Dave Davidson

Executive Producer

  • Ken Bloom

Additional Camera

  • Adam Benn
  • Michael Lenic

Field Audio

  • Adam Benn

Live Performance Audio Engineer

  • Andy Brattain

Personal Assistant to Michael Feinstein

  • Starleigh Goltry

Appearances by

  • Jim Caruso
  • Terrence Flannery
  • Joe Franklin
  • Vince Giordano
  • Peter Mintun
  • David Hyde Pierce

Graphics/Digital Effects

  • Dmitri Gapon

Mixer/Sound Designer

  • Christopher Koch

On-Line Avid Editor

  • Eric Ramistella

Production Assistant/Researcher

  • Kellan Davidson

Musicians

  • Albert Berk
  • Steve Doyle
  • Glen Drews
  • Ted Firth
  • Greg Gisbert
  • Gary Keller
  • Paul Langosch
  • Jay Leonhart
  • Mark Neuenschwander
  • John Oddo
  • Mark Vinci
  • James Saporito

The Nighthawks

  • Dan Block
  • Jim Fryer
  • Vince Giordano
  • Jon-Eric Kellso
  • Arnie Kinsella
  • Dan Levinson
  • Mark Lopeman
  • Michael Ponella
  • Andy Stein
  • Peter Yarin

Archival Footage

  • J. Fred Macdonald & Associates
  • Warner Brothers
  • Universal Pictures
  • Joe Franklin
  • Historic Films Archive

Archival Audio

  • Michael Feinstein
  • Peter Mintun
  • Vince Giordano

Special Thanks

  • Carol Hughes
  • Eric Bernhoft
  • John Iachetti
  • First Aviation, Teterboro-Frank Smith and The 3rd Shift Line Crew
  • Gianni Valente
  • “Jim Caruso’s Cast Party at Birdland”
  • Sofia’s Club Cache at The Edison Hotel
  • Kathy Babin
  • Doris Anne Sadler
  • Jill Dotts
  • Etienne Taenaka
  • Ron Wheeler
  • Dinah Davidson
  • Justin Scott

Lead Funding Provided by

  • Sara V. Carruthers

Additional Funding Provided by

  • Sara P. Carruthers
  • The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
  • The Lizzie and Jonathan M. Tisch Foundation
  • Peter O. Hanson
  • Irwin Helford
  • The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation
  • The Ted Snowdon Foundation
  • The Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation
  • The Scherer Foundation
  • The Ruder Bever Family
  • Diane P. Kranz
  • Jamie deRoy Charitable Trust
  • Copyright 2010 Hudson West Productions

Time Machines

Produced, Directed, and Edited by

  • Amber Edwards

Co-Producer and Director of Photography

  • Dave Davidson

Additional Camera

  • Adam Benn
  • Michael Lenic

Live Performance Audio Engineer

  • Andy Brattain

Field Audio

  • Adam Benn
  • Michael Lenic

Mixer/Sound Designer

  • Christopher Koch

Assitant Sound Engineers

  • Eric DiStefano
  • Randy Matuszewski

On-line Avid Editor

  • Eric Ramistella

Graphics/Digital Effects

  • Dmytro Gapon

Personal Assistant to Michael Feinstein

  • Starleigh Goltry

Appearances by

  • Mark Cantor
  • Rich Conaty
  • Anita J. Dixon
  • Ed and Mazie Feinstein
  • Terrence Flannery
  • Chuck Haddix
  • Hugh Hefner
  • Stuart Hinds
  • Charles Tyler

Set and Lighting, Clinton, CT

  • Andrew Rubenoff
  • The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection Production Crew:
  • Brett Turnbull
  • Della Wrightsman
  • Alan Watts
  • Rex Burton
  • Carl Barben
  • Lori Perry
  • Bill Kautter
  • Bob Jensen
  • Kathy Meyers
  • Michael Hagerman
  • David Flemming
  • Chris Tracy
  • Jeff Moffet
  • James Holt
  • Michael Collins
  • Dave Pullin

Archival Footage

  • J. Fred MacDonald and Associates
  • Bob DeFlores Film Archive
  • Mark Cantor
  • Playboy Entertainment Group Inc, Used with Permission, All Rights Reserved
  • Pathe

Archival Audio

  • Rich Conaty
  • Michael Feinstein
  • Vince Giordano
  • Marr Sound Archive, UMKC Libraries

Archival Stills

  • Mutual Musicians Foundation
  • Photofest
  • Kansas City Museum
  • Black Economic Union of Kansas City
  • Lawrence Denton
  • UMKC Libraries, Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Dept. of Special Collections

Musicians

  • Albie Berk
  • Ray Marchica
  • Sean Smith
  • The Kansas City Symphony:
  • Guest Conductor, Bill Elliott
  • Mutual Musicians Foundation:
  • Chris Clarke, piano
  • Mike Ning, piano
  • Victor Perelmuter, drums
  • Joe Straws, bass
  • Denyse Walcott, vocals

Special Thanks

  • Susie Barelli
  • Andrew Birgensmith
  • John and Sally Edwards
  • Louise Endel
  • Alan Ferguson
  • Marc Friend
  • Mitchell Gershenfeld
  • Elaine Godowsky
  • Jill Hoyt
  • Arline Lloyd
  • Steve Martinez
  • Matt McKinney
  • Bruce Payne
  • Andrew Schwab
  • Etienne Taenaka
  • Teri Thomerson
  • Akwasi Taha
  • Ron Wheeler
  • Allison Winshel
  • Dinah Davidson

Funding provided by

  • Sara P. Carruthers
  • The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation
  • Louise Kerz Hirschfeld and Lewis B. Cullman
  • The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
  • Irwin Helford
  • The Lizzie and Jonathan M. Tisch Foundation
  • Peter O. Hanson, Hank and Susan Scherer
  • Copyright 2012 Hudson West Productions

Lost and Found

Produced, Directed, and Edited by

  • Amber Edwards

Co-Producer and Director of Photography

  • Dave Davidson

Additional Camera

  • Adam Benn
  • Michael Lenic

Live Performance Audio Engineer

  • Andy Brattain

Field Audio

  • Adam Benn
  • Michael Lenic

Appearances by

  • Mary Ellin Barrett
  • Andy Brattain
  • Christine Ebersole
  • Linda Emmet
  • Terrence Flannery
  • Jerry Herman
  • Ron Lofman
  • John Oddo
  • Elizabeth Peters
  • Don Pippin

Online Avid Editor

  • Eric Ramistella

Graphics/Digital Effects

  • Dmytro Gapon

Mixer/Sound Designer

  • Christopher Koch

Sound Assistants

  • Eric DiStefano
  • Randy Matuszewski

Personal Assistant to Michael Feinstein

  • Starleigh Goltry

Set and Lighting, Finale

  • Andrew Rubenoff

Archival Audio

  • Don Pippin
  • Michael Feinstein
  • Ron Lofman

Archival Footage

  • J. Fred MacDonald and Associates
  • Mark Cantor
  • Don Pippin
  • Critica Pastl

Archival Stills

  • Irving Berlin Music
  • Michael Feinstein
  • Don Pippin

Musicians

  • Keith Adkins
  • Tony Baker
  • Albie Berk
  • Rodney Booth
  • Pete Brewer
  • Chris DeRose Chiffolo
  • Donald Clarke
  • James Driscoll
  • Dan Evans
  • Tim Ishii
  • Keith Jourdan
  • Randy Lee
  • Ray Marchica
  • Chris McGuire
  • John Oddo
  • John Osborne
  • James Riggs
  • John Saunders
  • Don Shelton
  • Kirk F. Smith
  • Sean Smith
  • Eric Swanson

Special Thanks

  • Bert Fink
  • Ted Chapin
  • Ed Daugherty
  • Mitchell Gershenfeld
  • Elaine Godowsky
  • Carl Griffin
  • Jill Hoyt
  • Robert Kimball
  • Arline Lloyd
  • Matt McKinney
  • Terry Marler
  • Bruce Payne
  • Jason Pons
  • Larry Rosen
  • Etienne Taenaka
  • Akwasi Tata
  • Ron Wheeler
  • Allison Winshel
  • Dinah Davidson
  • Justin Scott

Funding provided by

  • Sara P. Carruthers
  • The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation
  • Louise Kerz Hirschfeld and Lewis B. Cullman
  • The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
  • Irwin Helford
  • The Lizzie and Jonathan M. Tisch Foundation
  • Peter O. Hanson, Hank and Susan Scherer
  • Copyright 2012 Hudson West Productions

Saloon Singers

Produced, Directed, and Edited by

  • Amber Edwards

Co-Producer and Director of Photography

  • Dave Davidson

Additional Camera

  • Adam Benn
  • Will Lodge
  • Mihali Moore
  • Michael Lenic

Live Performance Audio Engineer

  • Andy Brattain

Field Audio

  • Adam Benn
  • Michael Lenic

Mixer/Sound Designer

  • Christopher Koch

Assistant Sound Engineers

  • Eric DiStefano
  • Randy Matuszewski

On-Line Avid Editor

  • Eric Ramistella

Graphic/Digital Effects

  • Dmytro Gapon

Personal Assistant to Michael Feinstein

  • Starleigh Goltry

Appearances

  • Brian Paco Alvarez
  • Maya Angelou
  • Terrence Flannery
  • Rose Marie
  • Jim McHugh
  • Judy McHugh
  • Lee Newman
  • Shelley Ritter

Archival Stills

  • The Liberace Foundation
  • Las Vegas News Bureau
  • Jimmy McHugh Music
  • The Delta Blues Museum
  • Dr. Maya Angelou
  • Rose Marie

Archival Footage

  • J. Fred MacDonald and Associates
  • Las Vegas News Bureau
  • Columbia Pictures

Special Thanks

  • Melanie Coffey
  • Ed Daugherty
  • Louise Endel
  • Elaine Godowsky
  • Sam and Mary Haskell
  • John Iachetti
  • Arline Lloyd
  • Bill Luckett
  • Matt McKinney
  • Bruce Payne
  • Andrew Rubenoff
  • Etienne Taenaka
  • Akwasi Taha
  • Allison Winshel
  • Ron Wheeler
  • Dinah Davidson
  • Justin Scott

Musicians

  • Roy Babbington
  • Max Brittain
  • Michael Coates
  • Bill Elliott
  • Paul Eshelby
  • James Hastings
  • John Higginbotham
  • Ashley Horton
  • Liam Kirkman
  • Noel Langley
  • Andy MacIntosh
  • Ray Marchica
  • Mark Nightingale
  • Andy Panayi
  • Peter Ripper
  • Graham Russell
  • Sean Smith
  • Anthony Waller
  • Robert Worth

Funding provided by

  • Sara P. Carruthers
  • The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation
  • Louise Kerz Hirschfeld and Lewis B. Cullman
  • The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation
  • Irwin Helford
  • The Lizzie and Jonathan M. Tisch Foundation
  • Peter O. Hanson, Hank and Susan Scherer
  • Copyright 2012 Hudson West Productions

Web Site Produced by

Project Management and Coordination

Website Development and Design

Database Design, Programming, and Content Management System Design

Content Management and Coordination

Data Entry and Research

Content

  • Ken Bloom

Proofreading

  • Nicole Balant

Graphic Design

Image Editing

Educational Materials Development

  • Libbie Kendall

Video Credits

  • Courtesy Hudson West Productions (except where otherwise noted)
    —Amber Edwards, Producer/Director
    —Dave Davidson, Director Of Photography
    —Adam Benn, Second Camera
  • Andy Brattain, Live Sound Engineer For Michael Feinstein Performances

Archival Footage

  • J. Fred Macdonald & Associates
  • National Archives
  • The Internet Archive

Photo Credits

  • Photofest (except where otherwise noted)

Special Thanks

  • Andy Brattain
  • Jill Dotts
  • Michael Feinstein
  • Irwin Helford
  • Marianne Metz
  • Doris Anne Sadler
  • Andrew Winson

Funding is Provided by

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