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Aneta Brodski
Tahani Salah

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Semion Abayev
Danny Biland
Robert Haughton
John Horacio
Amanda Gonzalez
Hinda Kasher
Joshua Masas
Kenneth Montanez
Aron Moses
Wanda Nivol
Tremaine Parkinson
Iram Shezadi
Millie Wagner
Brandon Williams
Shiran Agin-Zhavian

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music

“Broken Vibes”
Written and Performed by
Taylor McFerrin and Vincent Parker

“Anarrie”
Written and performed by
Cyro Baptista
By arrangement with “A” Side Music

“Diabate’”
Written and performed by
Vieux Farka Toure
(featuring Toumani Diabate)
Licensed courtesy of Domino
Publishing Limited (PRS)

“Kwanza”
Written by Brian Marsella
Performed by Cyro Baptista
By arrangement with “A” Side Music

“Brooklyn”
Written by Nate McIntosh
Performed by Youngblood Brass Band
Published by Layered Music

“Lamento Mourisco”
Written by Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz
Performed by Cyro Baptista
By arrangement with “A” Side Music

“Rock to It”
Written by Shadrach Kango
Performed by Shad
Published by Shadrach Kango

“Rio de Jakarta”
Written and performed by
Cyro Baptista
By arrangement with “A” Side Music

“Diallo”
Written and performed by
Vieux Farka Toure
(featuring Ali Farka Toure)
Licensed courtesy of Domino
Publishing Limited (PRS)

“Tap on the Cajon”
Written and performed by
Cyro Baptista
By arrangement with “A” Side Music

“O Canto Da Ema”
Written by
Alventino Cavalcante de Souza,
Ayres Vianna, and Joao Batista Vale
Performed by Cyro Baptista
By Arrangement with Fermata
International Melodies, Inc.

“Mumakata”
Written by Collin Wolcott
Performed by Cyro Baptista &
Banquet of the Spirits
“God Didn’t Make No Walmart”
Written by Cyro Baptista and Kevin Joseph Breit
Performed by Cyro Baptista
By arrangement with “A” Side Music.

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crew and consultantsimage

Judy Lieff
Director, Producer

Steve Zeitlin, City Lore
Co-Producer

Keiko Deguchi
Editor

Tom Paul
Sound Designer
& Recording Mixer

Paul Berkovitch
Alicia Hook
Sound Editors

Melissa Donovan
Claudia Raschke Robinson
Directors of Photography

Liz Wolter
Associate Producer

Doug Ridloff
Scott Kawczynski
Art Director
Titles and Graphics

Cassidy Gearhart
Opening Title Animation

Vidlit Productions
Animation

Max Ralston
Motion Graphics

Kristian Borysevicz
Judy Karp
John Sember
Production Sound Engineers

Dena Mermelstein
Judy Lieff
Additional Editing

Mia Barker
Marcus Burnett
Nick Doob
Alan Hostetter
Linda Lewett
Judy Lieff
Martina Radwan
Charlie Steiner
Additional Camera

Lauren Rosen
Jennifer Hanna
Ricardo Springer
Assistant Editors

Cat Gulacsy
Hannah Carpenter
Jeremy Sanchez
Production Assistants

Jacek Kropinski
Post Brooklyn
On-line Editor/Facility

Michael Wimberly
Percussionist

Ian Miller
Tom Paul
Original Music

Frank Palazzo
Music Supervisor

Gigantic Studios
Sound Mix Facility

Martha Cooper
Brian Geltner
Still Photographers

Veronica Staehle
Mia Pennywell
Aviva Benshrit
Candace Davider
Jennifer Kagan
Rick Rubin
ASL Interpreters

Jeremy Sanchez
ASL Transcription

H. Dirksen Bauman
Lori Cheatle
JoAnn Dean
Bob Holman
Terrylene Sacchetti
Project Consultants

Jennifer Fox
Toby Shimin
Story Consultants

Gray Krauss Des Rochers LLP
Legal

American School for the Deaf Museum
Clarke School for the Deaf
Gallaudet University Archives
Maryland School for the Deaf
The National Archives
Rochester Institute of Technology
Richard Schoenberg
Archival Photos and Footage










special thanks

Eleonora Alberto
Jean Bergey
The Brodski Family
Gina Carroll
Debra Cohen
Felix Endara
Penelope Falk
Marina Gonzalez
Danny Kapilian
Miriam Lerner
Lexington School for the Deaf
Modiba Productions
Jane Moran
Becky Simmons
Jennifer Shufro
Benh Zeitlin

fiscal sponsors

City Lore
Bowery Arts and Science
The New York Foundation for the Arts
Urban World NYC

Funding for this program was provided by

National Endowment for the Arts
The Rockefeller Foundation
The New York State Council on the Arts
Joanne Nerenberg
Howard Jackson
Nowell Karten
Richard Weber

Executive Producer for ITVS

Sally Jo Fifer

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Deaf Jam is a co-production of Made-By-Hand, LLC and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

Deaf Jam is produced by Made-By-Hand, LLC, who is solely responsible for its content.

© 2011 Made-By-Hand, LLC. All rights reserved.

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