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The Wiz (16)
Music
Charlie Smalls (11)
Lyrics
Charlie Smalls (11)
Book
William F. Brown (6)

Recording Details

Date
1978
Type
Video / Film Cast
Language
English
Director
Sidney Lumet (2)
Choreography
Louis Johnson (2)
Conductor
Tom Bahler (4) — Choir conductor, Robert Tucker [1] (22)
Orchestrations
Mendel Baylitz (2), Chris Boardman (5), Ralph Ferraro (3), Bob Florence (12), Bob Freedman (9), Richard P. Hazard (7), Jerry Hey (10), Quincy Jones (55), Greig McRitchie (3), Pete Meyers (2), Wayne Robinson (3)
Vocal Arrangements
Tom Bahler (4) — Choir arrangements, Quincy Jones (55)
Dance Music
Quincy Jones (55), Frank Owens (8)
Performer
Adrienne Albert (2), Alfa Anderson (2), Joshie Armstead (3), Patti Austin (18), Tom Bahler (4), Clare Bathe (3), Claude Brooke (2), Eric Butler (3), Thelma Carpenter (7), Vivian Cherry (11), Cassie Cisyk (2), Steve Clayton (11), Kay Coleman (2), Charles Collins (7), Jennifer Cooke (2), T.J. Cooke (2), Ron Dante (3), Billy Davis (2), Craig Davis (2), Jules S. Davis (2), Sharon Davis (3), Christopher Dean (3), Bill Eaton (3), Melvin W. Edmondson (2), Camille Farrell (2), Mike Farrell (3), Steve Feldman (2), Roberta Flack (9), Bobby Floyd (2), Frank Floyd (4), Antonia French (2), Arthur French (3), Milt Grayson (4), Bryon Gray (2), Diva Gray (2), Mike Gray (2), Gordon Grody (5), Lani Groves (4), Gwen Guthrie (2), Susan Hamilton (2), Julio Herrera (2), Jake Holmes (4), Lena Horne (198), Cissy Houston (13), Rhetta Hughes (9), Michael Jackson (7), Petra Johnson (2), Martina Jones (2), Kenny Karen (7), Jerry Keller (7), Mabel King (6), Christine Langner (5), David Lasley (4), Yvonne Lewis (2), Mary Lombardi (2), Kim Magloire (2), Tommy Malcolm (2), Bill Marine (2), Ron Marshall (7), Barbara Massey (2), Ullanda McCullough (2), Deborah McDuffie (2), Chuck McGruder (2), Theresa Merritt (7), Helene Miles (7), Leslie Miller (5), Melanie Moore (5), Janice Papolos (2), Janice Pendarvis (2), Dennis Perren (3), Richard Pryor (3), Neil Raber (2), Gerrard Randall (2), David Reed (3), Claudia Ricks (2), Mabel Robinson (5), Diana Ross (17), Ted Ross (8), Ermundo Russell (2), Nipsey Russell (2), Annette Sanders (10), Zachary Sanders (2), Raymond Simpson (2), Tamy Smith (2), Renelie Stafford (2), Fred Stark (2), Susan Stephenson (2), Maeretha Stewart (6), Grady Tate (46), Jean Thomas (4), Mariama Thomas (2), Mia Thomas (2), Duke Thorbs (2), Alfonso Thornton (2), Luther Vandross (4), Dawn Walker (2), William Walker (5), Joey Ward (2), Tony Wells (4), Beurice Whitehead (2), Brenda White (2), Kenny Williams (5), Molina Williams (2), Janet Wright (2)
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1. Main Titles [4:22]
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