WorldCat Identities

Mugge, Robert 1950-

Overview
Works: 79 works in 155 publications in 2 languages and 2,368 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films  Musical films  Interviews  Dance films  Filmed performances  Humor 
Roles: Director, Editor, Producer, Author, Production personnel, Performer, Scenarist, Author of screenplay
Classifications: ML3521, 781.643
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Mugge
Sun Ra : a joyful noise by Sun Ra( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and French and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sun Ra - bandleader, keyboardist, composer and self-made myth - performs and philosophizes. Mr. Ra's Intergalactic Omniverse Arkestra performs in elaborate costumes, ritual, and theatrical glitter. Includes blues, swing, modal chants, quasi-African drumming, and electronic music
Deep blues : a musical pilgrimage to the crossroads( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Palmer, author of Deep Blues, and Dave Stewart, a member of Eurythmics, pay tribute to the Mississippi blues and various blues artists. Special features include performance footage outtakes and 45 minutes of bonus audio tracks
Gospel according to Al Green by Al Green( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews, performances, and footage from church services illustrate the story of soul singer Al Green, who gave up a successful singing career to become a gospel singer and Pentecostal preacher
Kumu hula : keepers of a culture( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the hula, the dance brought to the Hawaiian Islands by the Polynesians in 500 A.D., passed on through the generations by kahuna (priests and sages) and kuma hula (master teachers)
New Orleans, music in exile( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how, in the weeks and months following the Hurricane Katrina disaster of 2005, New Orleans musicians attempted to re-establish the Big Easy's music scene. Features interviews and performances of Dr. John, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville, Marcia Ball, Kermit Ruffins, Cowboy Mouth, and the Iguanas. Discusses the shock, sorrow, and courage the musicians experienced as they struggled to return to their homes, rebuild their careers, and revive their community
Hellhounds on my trail : the afterlife of Robert Johnson by Robert Johnson( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heartfelt tribute to the influential and legendary bluesman Robert Johnson. Includes commentary about the man and his music, along with musical performances which took place in Cleveland, Ohio during a week long group of events dedicated to the artist
Hawaiian rainbow( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about Hawaiian music and musicians. Ricardo D. Trimillos and George S. Kanahele narrate the history of Hawaiian music from ancient chants through the development of the falsetto style of singing, the introduction of the ukelele and steel guitar, the rise and fall in popularity of hapa haole songs, and the cultural rebirth of the 1970s
Sonny Rollins : saxophone colossus( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film captures Sonny Rollins in some of his finest improvisational hours. The centerpiece of this video is the world premiere performance of concerto for tenor saxophone and orchestra, which was composed by Rollins and arranged and orchestrated by Heikki Sarmanto
Black wax( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Gil Scott-Heron, one of rap's earliest pioneers. Interspliced between performance footage of Scott-Heron and his Midnight Band are vignettes of him walking around Washington D.C., and expressing his views on then-President Reagan (dubbed "Ray-Gun"). The live performance features many of Scott-Heron's best-known hits, including "Johannesburg," "Winter in America," and "Angel Dust," among others
Kumu Hula : keepers of a culture( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about the native Hawaiian dance which represents the history and ancient traditions of the Hawaiian people
The Katrina experience : the power of culture to heal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exclusive library release. A special collection of seven documentaries on DVD about the effects of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans and its people
Entertaining the troops : American entertainers in World War II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"World War II affected everyone, and everyone found his or her own way of helping the cause. For American entertainers, choices included enlisting, selling war bonds, visiting the wounded, and entertaining the troops. In this documentary, filmmaker Robert Mugge pays tribute to hundreds of well-known (and not so well-known) performers who assisted the military both at home and abroad"--Container
Saxophone colossus by Sonny Rollins( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film captures Sonny Rollins in some of his finest improvisational hours. The centerpiece of this video is the world premiere performance of concerto for tenor saxophone and orchestra, which was composed by Rollins and arranged and orchestrated by Heikki Sarmanto
Entertaining the troops : American entertainers in World War II( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film clips, newsreel footage, and present-day interviews salute the Hollywood stars who brought music and laughter to the troops during World War II
Deep blues : a musical pilgrimage to the crossroads( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Palmer, author of Deep Blues and Dave Stewart, a member of Eurythmics pays tribute to the Mississippi blues and various blues artists. Special features include discographies of the performers, performance footage outtakes, an interview with Dave Stewart, bonus audio links, and weblinks
Last of the Mississippi jukes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pays tribute to the blues and to the fast-disappearing juke joints of Mississippi. Begins at a recreated juke joint--the Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, Mississippi and then moves to a juke joint that has been in existence for more than 30 years--the Subway Lounge in Jackson, Mississippi. House bands and guest singers perform, and performers and others share their memories
Deep blues( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Palmer, author of Deep blues, and Dave Stewart, a member of Eurythmics, travel through Mississippi and Tennessee documenting performances by talented independent artists. Along the way they visit celebrated landmarks and interview local music authorities
George Crumb : voice of the whale( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is a portrait of Pulitzer Prize Winning American composer, George Crumb : His life, his art and connections between the two. Included in this film are performances of Crumb's "Vox Balaenae for Three Masked Players," samples of the rural gospel music which has influenced him, demonstrations by Crumb of the exotic instruments and unusual effects which figure in his compositions, and scenes from his home and university teaching environment
Saxophone colossus by Sonny Rollins( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film captures Sonny Rollins in some of his finest improvisational hours. The centerpiece of this video is the world premiere performance of concerto for tenor saxophone and orchestra, which was composed by Rollins and arranged and orchestrated by Heikki Sarmanto
Hawaiian rainbow ; &, Kumu hula : keepers of a culture( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hawaiian rainbow: Documentary about Hawaiian music and musicians. Author George S. Kanahele and University of Hawaii ethnomusicologist Ricardo D. Trimillos present the history of Hawaiian music from ancient chants through the development of the falsetto style of singing, the introduction of the ukulele and steel guitar, the rise and fall in popularity of hapa haole songs, and the cultural rebirth of the 1970s. Featured performers include slack key guitarists Raymond Kane and Billy Hew Len, singer Auntie Genoa Keawe, bandleader Andy Cummings, falsetto singers the Hoʻopiʻi Brothers, and Jerry Santos, Haunani Apoliona, kumu hula Vickey Holt Takamine, the Sam Bernard Trio, and the Makaha Sons of Niʻihau. Kumu hula explores the art of the hula and Hawaiian dance traditions, going back to when Polynesians first arrived in the islands, and passed on through the generations by kahuna (priests and sages) and kumu hula (master teachers)
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Saxophone colossus
Alternative Names
Robert Mugge American filmmaker

Robert Mugge Amerikaans filmregisseur

Robert Mugge documentarista statunitense

Languages
English (79)

French (1)

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Saxophone colossusDeep blues : a musical pilgrimage to the crossroadsDeep blues