WorldCat Identities

Mugge, Robert 1950-

Overview
Works: 49 works in 130 publications in 4 languages and 2,164 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Music  Personal narratives  Drama 
Roles: Director, Producer, Editor, Production personnel, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: ML3521, 793.319969
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Mugge
Kumu hula keepers of a culture ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Hawaiian and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary about the native Hawaiian dance which represents the history and ancient traditions of the Hawaiian people
Deep blues a musical pilgrimage to the crossroads ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 238 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
Sonny Rollins saxophone colossus by Sonny Rollins ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 235 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 is composed by Rollins and arranged and orchestrated by Heikki Sarmanto
Gospel according to Al Green by Al Green ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 210 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
Sun Ra a joyful noise by Sun Ra ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and French and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sun Ra - bandleader, keyboardist, composer and self-made myth - performs and philosophizes. His Intergalactic Omniverse Arkestra performs in elaborate costumes, ritual, and theatrical glitter. Includes blues, swing, modal chants, quasi-African drumming, and electronic music
New Orleans, music in exile ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 174 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 144 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 )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary about Hawaiian music and musicians. UH ethnomusicologist Ricardo D. Trimillos and George S. Kanahele, author of "Ku Kanaka," narrate 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 in the program are slack key guitarists Raymond Kane and Billy Hew Len, singer Auntie Genoa Keawe, former 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
The Katrina experience the power of culture to heal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 79 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
The return of Rubén Blades ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers Ruben Blades' return to Harvard as a graduate student, to Panama, California, and New York. Includes musical segments with Linda Ronstadt and the S.O.B.'s
Entertaining the troops American entertainers in World War II by Robert Mugge ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 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 54 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 between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 49 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
Black wax ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 38 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
Deep blues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 30 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. Performances by Booker T. Loury, R.L. Burnside, Jack Owens and many others
Gather at the river a bluegrass celebration by Robert Mugge ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Crumb the voice of the whale ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 25 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
Cool runnings the reggae movie ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concert film of Jamaica Sunsplash '83
Entertaining the troops ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amerikaanse documentaire
Sonī Rōrinz sakusofon korossasu = Sonny Rollins : saxophone colossus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A performance documentary featuring Sonny Rollins. Includes interviews, historical clips, and two performances. Rollins' quintet is featured near his home in upstate New York. A second performance includes the world premiere of his Concerto for Tenor Saxophone and Orchestra in Japan
 
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Languages
English (92)
French (1)
Japanese (1)
Hawaiian (1)
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