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Filmed in New York, New Orleans, and Los Angeles, the MusicianFest: Never Too Old documentary highlights the power of music to bring joy, purpose, connectivity, and healing to all people. The MusicianFest program provide grants for professional musicians to perform in hospitals, social centers, and retirement homes.

Trailer and Screening Dates

For photos, interviews and additional media inquiries,
contact Sandra Kilpatrick Jordan Consulting.

Visions, NYC

Copyright  © 2019 The Recording Industry’s Music Performance Trust Fund. All Rights Reserved.

 

First publication of this motion picture (sound and recording): United States of America 2018.  The Music Performance Trust Fund is the owner of the copyright in this motion picture. The Music Performance Trust Fund is a 501c3 Not-for-Profit.

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CREDITS

 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

Dan Beck and Ken Schreiber

 

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

Ken Schreiber

 

EDITOR

Zoran Jevremov

 

CAMERAS

Vwodek Rucewicz (NYC)

Mark Moore (New Orleans)

Oktay Ortobasi (Los Angeles)

STILL PHOTOGRAPHERS

Lucius Gallo (Los Angeles)

Andy Levin (New Orleans)

AUDIO

Paul Turlick (NYC)

Rich Rosman (NYC)

Earl Wisecarver (New Orleans)

Frank Huizar (Los Angeles)

 

MUSICIANS

Roberta Fabiano

Louis Ford

Gina Forsyth

Richard Frank

Al “Carnival Time” Johnson

Kerry Lewis

Cali Rose

Jamie Shaheen

Rachel Van Voorhees

Kirk Wilson

 

MUSICIANS’ ROUNDTABLE

David Batiste, Sr.

Cindy Mayes

Frank Mayes

Brian Murray

John Simmons

Mayumi Shara

Katherine “Kat” Walker

VISIONS CENTER ON AGING (NYC)

Carrie Lewy, Senior Center Director

Roxsonne "Rocky" Simms, Case Worker

 

HARMONY HOUSE SENIOR CENTER (NEW ORLEANS)

Norman Smith, Executive Director

 

LONG BEACH SENIOR CENTER (LONG BEACH, CA)

Elyse Nordholm Garcia, Senior Center Director

Terri Eggers, Senior Center Director

 

SENIOR INTERVIEWEES

Mary E. Cossé

George Hill

John Diorio

Carmen Becker

Rosemary Garospe

Yvonne Whitehurst

 

Funding Provided by the Recording Industry, Sony Music, Universal, Warner Brothers, Disney

Event Coordination by the American Federation of Musicians



SPECIAL THANKS

 

Ray Hair, International President, American Federation of Musicians (AFM)

James Harrington, Senior Vice President, Universal Music Group

Robert Jaffe, Trustee, The Film Funds

 

MUSIC PERFORMANCE TRUST FUND

Dan Beck, Trustee

Samantha Ramos (MusicianFest Coordination)

Vidrey Blackburn

Alvin Elvin

AFM STAFF

Patrick Varriale

Matt Allen

Russell Naymark

 

AFM LOCAL #802 (NYC)

Tino Gagliardi, President

Thomas Olcott, Financial Vice President

Andrew Schwartz, Recording Vice President

Marisa Friedman

 

AFM LOCAL #47 (LOS ANGELES, CA)

John Acosta, President

Rick Baptist, Vice President

Gary Lasky, Secretary-Treasurer

Marisol Rhodes

Linda Rapka

Diane Lauerman

Carmen Fanzone

Mary Connor

Liz Hernandez

Barbara Smith

Deborah Zanca

Darryl M. Mapp

Ann Martin

Jack T. Kelly

Barbara Klein

 

AFM LOCAL #174-496  (NEW ORLEANS, LA)

“Deacon” John Moore, President

Cindy Mayes, Secretary Treasurer

 

Fair Grounds Coffee House (New Orleans), Wade Rathke

MUSIC

 

MUSIC CLEARANCES

Michelle Bayer

Shelly Bay Music

 

“My Girl”

Performed by Richard Frank

Written by Ronald White and William Robinson Jr.

Published by Jobete Music Co Inc

 

“This Little Light of Mine”

Performed by Richard Frank

Public Domain

 

“(You've Got) Personality”

Performed by Roberta Fabiano

Words and Music by Harold Logan and Lloyd Price

© Irving Music, Inc.

 

“New York New York (Theme)”

Performed by Roberta Fabiano

Written by Free Ebb and John Kander

Published by EMI Unart Catalog Inc.

 

“Way Down Yonder in New Orleans”

Performed by Louis Ford

Written by J. Turner Layton and Henry Creamer, Sr.

Used by Permission of Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc

 

“Bourbon Street Parade”

Performed by Louis Ford & Kerry Lewis

Written by Paul Barbarin

Published by EMI Unart Catalog Inc.

 

“When the Saints Go Marching In”

Performed by Louis Ford & Kerry Lewis

Public Domain

 

“Just a Closer Walk with Thee”

Performed by Louis Ford & Kerry Lewis

Public Domain

 

“Pachelbel’s Canon”

Performed by Rachel Van Voorhees

Public Domain

 

“You Raise Me Up”

Performed by Rachel Van Voorhees

Words and Music by Rolf U. Lovland and Brendan Graham

© Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. on behalf of Universal Music Publishing AB and Peermusic III, Ltd. (BMI)

 

“Amazing Grace”

Performed by Rachel Van Voorhees

Public Domain

 

“Mama Roseanne” a/k/a/ “Mama Inez”

Performed by Gina Forsyth

Written by Eliseo Grenet, L. Wolfe Gilbert

Published by Edward B. Marks Music Company (BMI)

 

“For Jeff and Estelle”

Performed by David Batiste, Sr.

Published by Funky Soul Publishing, LLC

 

“You Are My Sunshine”

Performed by Jamie Shaheen

Written by Jimmie Davis

Peer International Corporation (BMI)

 

“Crazy”

Performed by Jamie Shaheen

Written by Willie Nelson

Published by Sony/ATV Tree Publishing

 

“God Bless America”

Performed by Jamie Shaheen

Written by Irving Berlin

Courtesy of Concord Music

 

“Story of the Rose (Heart of My Heart)”

Performed by Jamie Shaheen

Public Domain

 

“Just a Closer Walk with Thee”

Performed by Kirk Wilson

Public Domain

 

“Ain’t Misbehavin’

Performed by Performed by Kirk Wilson

Written By Thomas "Fats" Waller, Andy Razaf and Harry Brooks

Published Chappell & Co. Inc. (ASCAP), BMG Gold Songs (ASCAP) and EMI Mills Music Inc. and Publisher(s) Unknown

 

“Unforgettable”

Performed by Kirk Wilson

Written by Irving Gordon

Published by Bourne Co. (ASCAP), Songs of Peer (ASCAP)

 

“What a Wonderful World”

Performed by Kirk Wilson

Written by Robert Thiele, George Weiss

Published by Range Road Music Inc. (ASCAP), Quartet Music (ASCAP)

Courtesy of Concord Music

 

“Pony Ride”

Performed by Cali Rose

Written by Cali Rose Brandau

Published by Soup To Nuts (BMI)

 

“Getting to Know You”

Performed by Cali Rose

Written by Rodgers/Hammerstein

Courtesy of Concord Music

 

“Proud Mary”

Performed by Cali Rose

Written by John Cameron Fogerty

Published by Jondora Music (BMI)

Courtesy of Concord Music

 

“This Morning Something Wonderful Happened to Me (I Woke Up)”

Performed by Cali Rose

Written by Cali Rose Brandau

Published by Soup To Nuts (BMI)

 

“Lawdy Miss Clawdy”

Performed by Al “Carnival Time” Johnson

Written by ‪Lloyd Price

Published by ‪Elvis Presley Music admin by Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc.

 

“Carnival Time”

Performed by Al “Carnival Time” Johnson

Written by Alvin L. Johnson

Published by BMG Bumblebee (BMI) obo Carnival Time Music Publishing, LLC (BMI)