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The Savoy King: Chick Webb & the Music That Changed America
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERSJamal Joseph, Voza Rivers, David Hoffman, Alan Sieroty, Buddy Steves & Rowena Young
PRODUCED, DIRECTED, AND WRITTEN BY Jeff KaufmanEDITED BYJamal El-AminWith Corey Hawkins as the voice of Chick Webb, John Legend as Duke Ellington, and Janet Jackson as Ella Fitzgerald, plus Sunpie Barnes, Rocky Carroll, Billy Crystal, Tyne Daly, Keith David, Andy Garcia, Danny Glover, Jeff Goldblum, Ron Perlman, Billy Porter, Voza Rivers, Eugene Robinson, and Charlie Watts. Featuring interviews, singing and dancing with drumming legends Louie Bellson and Roy Haynes, Swing dance masters Frankie Manning and Norma Miller, trumpeter Joe Wilder, playwright-actress Gertrude Jeannette, Harlem Rens basketball star John Isaacs, Ella's son Ray Brown, Jr., and composer / arranger Van Alexander ("A Tisket, A Tasket”).