Item Details

Rumble : The Indians Who Rocked the World

Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Type
Documentary Films; Nonfiction Films; Feature Films; Video Recordings for the Hearing Impaired; Music
Date
2017
Duration
1:42:05
Summary
"This revelatory documentary brings to light the profound and overlooked influence of Indigenous people on popular music in North America. Focusing on music icons like Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Taboo (The Black Eyed Peas), Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Jesse Ed Davis, Robbie Robertson, and Randy Castillo, RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World shows how these pioneering Native American musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives. The idea for RUMBLE came about when guitarist Stevie Salas, an Apache Indian and one of the film's Executive Producers, realized that no one outside of the music business knew about the profound contribution of these Native musicians. Renewed attention to this missing chapter in the history of American music led to the publishing of Brian Wright-McLeod's The Encyclopedia of Native Music, an exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, and eventually this documentary."
Publisher
Kino Lorber Edu
Language
English
Notes
Kino Lorber ; Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment presents ; Independent Lens ; a Rezolution Pictures film ; Executive producers, Steve Salas, Tim Johnson, Catherine Bainbridge, Christina Fon, Diana Holtzberg, Linda Ludwick, Jan Rofekamp, Ernest Webb ; producers, Catherine Bainbridge, Christina Fon, Linda Ludwick, Lisa M. Roth; directed by Catherine Bainbridge and Alfonso Maiorana ; written by Catherine Bainbridge & Alfonso Maiorana.
Director of photography, Alfonso Maiorana ; original soundtrack composed by Benoît Charest ; editors, Benjamin Duffield, Jeremiah Hayes.
Featuring interviews with musicians, historians, and experts including: George Clinton, Robbie Robertson, Gary Giddins, Martin Scorsese, Steven Van Zandt, Joy Harjo, Stevie Salas, David Fricke, Wayne Kramer, Taylor Hawkins, Ron Welburn, Taj Mahal, Slash, Iggy Pop, Antonino D'Ambrosio, Greg Laxton, Marky Ramone, Dan Auerbach, Jennifer Kreisberg, Pura Fé Crescioni, John Troutman, Alvin Youngblood Heart, John Trudell, Tony Bennett, and others.
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Collection
Robertson Media Center Streaming Content
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