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Full Cast & Crew

Series Directed by 

Bob Henry ... (9 episodes, 1957)
Jim Johnson ... (unknown episodes)

Series Writing Credits  

Bob Henry ... (4 episodes, 1957)
Jim Johnson ... (unknown episodes)

Series Cast  

Nat 'King' Cole ...  Himself - Host 53 episodes, 1956-1957
Nelson Riddle Nelson Riddle ...  Orchestra Leader / ... 21 episodes, 1956-1957
The Randy Van Horne Singers The Randy Van Horne Singers ...  Themselves / ... 10 episodes, 1957
The Cheerleaders The Cheerleaders ...  Themselves - Singers / ... 7 episodes, 1957
The Boataneers The Boataneers ...  Themselves - Singers 7 episodes, 1956-1957
Gordon Jenkins ...  Himself - Orchestra Leader 6 episodes, 1956
Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra ...  Themselves 4 episodes, 1957
The Jerry Graff Singers The Jerry Graff Singers ...  Themselves / ... 3 episodes, 1957
Juan Tizol Juan Tizol ...  Himself - Trombonist 2 episodes, 1957
Carol Cole Carol Cole ...  Cookie / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Natalie Cole ...  Cookie / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Bill Hanrahan Bill Hanrahan ...  Himself - Announcer 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Ella Fitzgerald ...  Herself - Singer 2 episodes, 1957
The Herman McCoy Singers The Herman McCoy Singers ...  Themselves - Singers 2 episodes, 1957
Lee Young Lee Young ...  Himself - Drummer 2 episodes, 1957
Tony Bennett ...  Himself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Sammy Davis Jr. ...  Dancer / ... 1 episode, 1957
Peggy Lee ...  Herself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
The Mills Brothers ...  Themselves - Singers 1 episode, 1957
The Beachcombers with Natalie The Beachcombers with Natalie ...  Themselves - Singers 1 episode, 1957
The Hi-Los The Hi-Los ...  Themselves - Vocal Group 1 episode, 1957
Julius LaRosa Julius LaRosa ...  Himself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Jane Russell ...  Herself - Guest 1 episode, 1957
Harold Dina Harold Dina ...  Himself - Trombonist 1 episode, 1957
Russell Brown Russell Brown ...  Himself - Trombonist 1 episode, 1957
The Eddie Beale Singers The Eddie Beale Singers ...  Themselves - Singers 1 episode, 1956
Pearl Bailey ...  Herself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Count Basie ...  Himself - Pianist 1 episode, 1957
Harry Belafonte ...  Himself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Louie Bellson ...  Himself - Drummer 1 episode, 1957
Barney Bigard Barney Bigard ...  Himself - Clarinetist 1 episode, 1957
Ray Brown Ray Brown ...  Himself - Bass Player 1 episode, 1957
Teddy Buckner ...  Himself - Trumpeter 1 episode, 1957
Cab Calloway ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
June Christy ...  Herself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Maria Cole Maria Cole ...  Herself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
The Copa Girls The Copa Girls ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1957
Johnny Desmond ...  Himself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Billy Eckstine Billy Eckstine ...  Himself - Singer / ... 1 episode, 1957
Art Edwards Art Edwards ...  Himself - Bass Player 1 episode, 1957
Roy Eldridge ...  Himself - Trumpet Player 1 episode, 1957
Herb Ellis Herb Ellis ...  Himself - Guitarist 1 episode, 1957
The Four Lads The Four Lads ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1957
Stan Getz ...  Himself - Saxophone Player 1 episode, 1957
Gogi Grant Gogi Grant ...  Herself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Norman Granz Norman Granz ...  Master of Ceremonies 1 episode, 1957
Coleman Hawkins ...  Himself - Saxophone Planyer 1 episode, 1957
Lurlean Hunter Lurlean Hunter ...  Herself (Guest) 1 episode, 1957
Betty Hutton ...  Herself - Singers 1 episode, 1957
Mahalia Jackson ...  Herself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Illinois Jacquet Illinois Jacquet ...  Himself - Saxophone Planyer 1 episode, 1957
Jo Jones ...  Himself - Durmmer 1 episode, 1957
The King Sisters The King Sisters ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1957
Peggy King ...  Herself 1 episode, 1957
Lisa Kirk Lisa Kirk ...  Herself 1 episode, 1957
Eartha Kitt ...  Herself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
James Komack ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
Frankie Laine ...  Himself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Tony Martin ...  Himself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Johnny Mercer ...  Himself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
The Merry Macs The Merry Macs ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1957
Hugh O'Brian ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
Vincent Pelletier Vincent Pelletier ...  Himself - Announcer 1 episode, 1957
Oscar Peterson ...  Himself - Jazz Pianist 1 episode, 1957
Flip Phillips Flip Phillips ...  Himself - Saxophone Planyer 1 episode, 1957
Billy Preston ...  Himself - Singer / ... 1 episode, 1957
Michel Ray ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
Alvino Rey Alvino Rey ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
Stuffy Smith Stuffy Smith ...  Himself - Violinist 1 episode, 1957
The Sparkletones The Sparkletones ...  Themselves - Singers 1 episode, 1957
The Three Dunhills The Three Dunhills ...  Themselves 1 episode, 1957
Mel Tormé ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
George Washington George Washington ...  Himself - Trombonist 1 episode, 1957
Margaret Whiting ...  Herself - Singer 1 episode, 1957
Gerald Wiggins Gerald Wiggins ...  Himself - Pianist 1 episode, 1957
Cornel Wilde ...  Himself 1 episode, 1957
Charlie Harris Charlie Harris ...  Himself - Bass Player (uncredited) 1 episode, 1957

Series Produced by 

Bob Henry ... producer (9 episodes, 1957)
Carlos Gastel ... executive producer (2 episodes, 1957)

Series Art Direction by 

Sid Rushakoff ... (1 episode, 1957)

Series Production Management 

Charles Baldour ... unit manager (1 episode, 1957)

Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Robert Gilmore ... associate director (1 episode, 1957)

Series Sound Department 

Raoul Murphy ... audio (1 episode, 1957)

Series Camera and Electrical Department 

Paul Bender ... video (1 episode, 1957)
Jim Kilgore ... lighting (1 episode, 1957)

Series Music Department 

Nelson Riddle ... orchestra director / orchestrator / musical director (5 episodes, 1957)
Gordon Jenkins ... conductor (unknown episodes)

Series Other crew 

Marie Bryant ... choreographer (1 episode, 1957)
Clair McCoy ... technical director (1 episode, 1957)
Gordon Jenkins ... band leader (unknown episodes)

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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