Independent Lens 1999 | TV Show

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Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films.

Premiered: August 9, 1999

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 8, Episode 14 Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life

First Aired: February 6, 2007

A profile of composer Billy Strayhorn, whose songs include “Take the `A' Train” and “Lush Life.” Among those performing songs by Strayhorn: Elvis Costello, Dianne Reeves, Bill Charlap, Joe Lovano and Russell Malone.

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January 30, 2007

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