The untold story of a synthesizer pioneer
 
 

“The Ballad of Don Lewis” is the story of a pioneering musician and electronic engineer whose genius and technological vision personified both the creative freedom and the institutional fears that defined the music industry during the 1970s & 80s.

 
 
 

FEATURING APPEARANCES FROM: 

QUINCY JONES, JOHN CHOWNING, ALAN KAY, IKUTARO KAKEHASHI, DAVE SMITH, FRED CATERO, BRYAN BELL, GARY LEUENBERGER, MARK VAIL, HERBIE HANCOCK, BROCKETT PARSONS, DAN DEL FIORENTINO, JERRY JACOB, CAROLYN GRANT, SUSAN MAZER, RICHARD BATES.

 
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FINAL FUNDRAISING


 

Seeking $30,000 to reach our fundraising goal of $110,000

Over $80,000 raised to date!Help us reach our goal in sharing this inspirational story to the world. Be a vital part of our Film Family and donate today.

THE BALLAD OF DON LEWIS  is a fiscally sponsored project of the International Documentary Association (IDA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations payable to the IDA are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Corporate Sponsorships available: To learn more contact Ned Augustenborg: ned@theballadofdonlewis.com or Phone 213-999-4563


Don's Story

The Ballad of Don Lewis” is an independently produced documentary about a pioneering multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and electronic engineer who utilized his genius to design and create sounds that have shaped the world’s musical landscape.

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the Filmmaker

NED AUGUSTENBORG has produced a wide range of content in the television industry, having produced or directed for ESPN, MSNBC, CNN, The Mountain Sports Network, Canadian Sports Network, Prime Ticket, CNBC and Sports Net.

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Film Blog

Join us on the journey to completing this important film. We'll be sharing a behind-the-scenes look at The Ballad of Don Lewis. 

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