To the Community that has made this film possible: Thank You.

 

Collaborators

Dr. Michael White, Deborah Cotton, Gregg Stafford, Fred Johnson and the Black Men of Labor, Dick Allen, Milton Batiste, Philip Braun, Ed Buckner and the Original Big 7, Emily Suzanne Clark, Deborah Cotton, Charles and Kent Davis, Maryse Dejean, Harold Dejean, Harris Done, Freddi Evans, Alison Fensterstock, Sylvester Francis, Keith Frazier, Philip Frazier, Alex Glustrom, Bernard Hermann, Mark Hertsgaard, Frank Maselli and Sal Serio with the American Italian Cultural Center, Sybil Kein, Seguenon Kone, Charles Lovell, Monique Moss, The New Orleans Archdiocesan Cemeteries, Ricky Paulin, Bruce Raeburn, Crista Rock, Alison Parker with RicRack, Ashley Rogers, Dr. Ibrahima Seck, Titos Sompa, Biza Sompa, Jake Springfield, Jay Weigel, Lily Keber, Mary Lou Eichorn

VIP Donors and Sponsors

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship
The Ford Foundation
The Davis Dauray Family Fund
Biff and Gunnemay Pettingill
The Jazz and Heritage Foundation
​Michael Arata
Fred and Lyn Lyons 
John Powell
​The California Fund
​Harry Shearer
Paige Royer
The Baton Rouge Foundation
The Fisher Foundation
Rob Couhig

Special Thanks

The Black Men of Labor
The Original 7 Social Aid and Pleasure Club
The Jazz and Heritage Foundation
The Historic New Orleans Collection
The Louisiana State Museum and the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Mint
The Tulane Hogan Jazz Archive and Tulane Special Collections Library
The Plaquemines Parish Government
James Carville
Deacon John

 
Kickstarter Donors

Roberta Garza, Stephen Rubino, Wayne Amadee, Brad Richard, Emilie Rhys, Darnell Shuart,  Bill Bertrand, Laurie Lamar, Beth Parrott, Charles and Kent Davis, Deacon John, Sue Duffy, Darcy Scoggin, Diana Shaw, Jack M. Ruhl, Kathryn McCarroll, Paul Vickrey, Karen Sherman, Anne Seaman, Rodger Kamenetz, Lawrence N. Powell, Rebecca Theim, Anna Celenza, Katie Kleinsasser, Gardner Foster, Diane Fox in memory of Rick Fox, John Richie, Paul Schoen, Bob McKay, Jose Daniel Rodriguez, Carol Gelderman, Tom Smith, Gale Evans, Stephen Hanselman, Melissa Gregory Rue, Jon Kukla, Kathleen Burk,Tim McNally, David Marcello, Frances Kissling, John Guthrie, Michael Castleman, Kristin Littwin Gile, Carolyn Disco, Bryan Wagner, Tom Jackson, John Gregory Brown, Fred and Lynn Lyon, Kim Bledsoe Lloyd, Fr. Gregory Barras, Thomas Zigal, George Lipsitz, Don Paul, Jonathan Gould, Brett Noteware, Jonathan Pittman, Jessica Fortin, Timothy Halpin, Katherine Cecil, Melissa Miller, Robert and Marianne Fraulo Guenther, Margaret Linee Cosgrove, Mark Dowie, Peter Finney III, D Wolff, Michele Benoit and Glen Pitre, Chris Wiltz, Paul Lennon, Rosalie Ramm, Florida Booth, Judith Sachs, Roger Rathman, Michael Tisserand, Jonas Samuel Chartock, Louis Cockerham, Emily MacKenzie, Philip Bein, Ben Schenck, William Quigley, Lamar Berry, Matthew J. Martinez, Nicole Eiden, Chris Kunze, Jeffrey Haloff, Catherine McCracken, Philip Foster, the Jack Brass Band, Lindsay Hannah, John Hartmann, Cheryl Gerber, Cheryl Pochapin, Mary Katherine Aldin, Cara Kim, Becky Stein, Robert Bell, Susan Sorensen, Emily Clark, Yvette Landry, David La Breche, M. Goldin, Chuck Bauerlein, Denise Charbonnet, Peter J. LaPrade Jr., Stanley Taylor, Dennis Forbes, David Swan, Barbara Lamar, John Messina, Kimberly Moss, Drew and Liz Keiser, Helen Rincon, Scott McCraw, Brendan McDonald, Ted Moree, Laura Van Aken, Olivier Saut, Mia Bruno, Billy Theriot, Gerald Peary and Amy Geller, S.P. Borne, Allan Selman, Steven Kiviat, Ed Conroy, Ilyssa Parker, Susan Bernofsky, Ama Rogan, Stephen F Rose, Peggy Scott Laborde, Ben Berman, Carolyn Long, It’s New Orleans, Monica Miranda, Rives Sexton, Martin Yant, Ann Banks, Philip Braun, Dean Brown, Finnian Carstens, Dean Ellis, Peryn St. Raymond, Jose Tijam, Rob Ganger, Angela Tucker, Scott Billington, Pamela French, Joe Lou, Chrison Thompson, Paul and Caroline Vickery, Ryan Holliday​