Leonard Feather

Soundtrack, Additional Crew, Writer

Soundtrack, Additional Crew, Writer


Composer, songwriter, author, conductor, lecturer and arranger, educated in preparatory school and a student of Leslie Taylor, Lennie Tristano, and Jimmy Hamilton. He authored several magazine articles and wrote a syndicated jazz column. He also conducted several Esquire Magazine jazz polls and produced and directed Esquire Jazz Concerts between ...
Birth date
1914-09-13
Death date
1994-09-22
Awards
1 win & 1 nomination.

Known For


John Wick
John Wick
Soundtrack (2014)
Hollywoodland
Hollywoodland
Soundtrack (2006)
The Cable Guy
The Cable Guy
Soundtrack (1996)
Blues Brothers 2000
Blues Brothers 2000
Soundtrack (1998)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackSuper Dark Times
(lyrics: "Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand") / (music: "Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand")
2017
SoundtrackJohn Wick
(writer: "Evil Man Blues")
2014
SoundtrackEverybody Street
(Documentary) (writer: "Taxi Blues", "Night Blooming Jazzmen")
2013
SoundtrackSir John Dankworth at the BBC
(TV Movie) (writer: "Unlucky Woman (Born On Friday)")
2010
SoundtrackBeing Erica
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Everything She Wants (2009) ... (writer: "Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth" - uncredited)
2009
SoundtrackThe Caller
(writer: "Trouble Trouble")
2008
SoundtrackThe Express
(writer: "Salty Papa Blues")
2008
SoundtrackHollywoodland
(writer: "You're Crying")
2006
SoundtrackBlues Brothers 2000
(writer: "How Blue Can You Get")
1998
SoundtrackThe Cable Guy
(writer: "Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hand")
1996
Soundtrack227
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Blues (1988) ... (writer: "Evil Gal Blues")
1988
SoundtrackSanford and Son
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Fred Sings the Blues (1977) ... (writer: "How Blue Can You Get" - uncredited)
1977
SoundtrackSing Sing Thanksgiving
(Documentary) (writer: "How Blue Can You Get?")
1973
SoundtrackThe Tennessee Ernie Ford Show
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Ethel Waters (1959) ... (writer: "Trouble, Trouble" - uncredited)
1959
SoundtrackThe Subject Is Jazz
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - The Blues (1958) ... (performer: "Frankie and Johnny")
1958
SoundtrackBlowtop Blues
(Short) (writer: "Blowtop Blues")
1945
SoundtrackBoogie-Woogie Dream
(Short) (writer: "Unlucky Woman")
1944
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewThe Subject Is Jazz
(TV Series) (consultant - 6 episodes) - The Future of Jazz (1958) ... (consultant) - Jazz Today (1958) ... (consultant) - The International Significance of Jazz (1958) ... (consultant) - The Blues (1958) ... (consultant) - Swing (1958) ... (consultant) Show all 6 episodes
1958
RoleTitleYear
WriterAll You Need Is Love
(TV Series documentary) (script - 1 episode) - Jungle Music: Jazz (1977) ... (script)
1977
RoleTitleYear
ProducerJazz Scene USA
(TV Series) (producer)
1962
RoleTitleYear
ThanksBird
(special thanks)
1988
RoleTitleYear
SelfAnita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer
(Documentary) Self
2007
SelfBenny Carter: Symphony in Riffs
(Documentary) Self
1989
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self / Self - Jazz Writer and Critic - Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker (1989) ... Self - Billie Holiday: The Long Night of Lady Day (1986) ... Self - Jazz Writer and Critic
1986-1989
SelfJazz Is My Native Language: A Portrait of Toshiko Akiyoshi
(Documentary) Self
1983
SelfJazz Ship
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.5 (1976) ... Self - Episode #2.2 (1976) ... Self
1976
SelfThe Mike Douglas Show
(TV Series) Self - Jazz Pianist / Author - Episode #12.180 (1973) ... Self - Jazz Pianist / Author
1973
SelfThis Is Your Life
(TV Series) Self - Peggy Lee (1973) ... Self
1973
SelfThe Subject Is Jazz
(TV Series) Self - The Blues (1958) ... Self
1958
SelfThe Tonight Show
(TV Series) Self - Oscar Pettiford, Bud Powell, Art Blakey, Jimmy Savo, Leonard Feather (1955) ... Self
1955
SelfStage Entrance
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 24 February 1952 (1952) ... Self
1952
SelfAdventures in Jazz
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.7 (1949) ... Self
1949