Posted Mon Oct 31, 2016 at 09:00 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
Director Robert Mugge's music documentary is coming to Blu-ray in November.
In an early announcement to retailers, Mug Shot Productions is preparing 'New Orleans Music in Exile' for Blu-ray on November 22.
Directed by noted music documentarian Robert Mugge (Last of the Mississippi Jukes, Blues Divas), New Orleans Music In Exile is an intimate and eye-opening meditation on the resiliency of the artists and the magnitude of the loss. The film showcases musicians such as The Iguanas, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Stephen Assaf, ReBirth Brass Band and many more, and explores several well-known New Orleans music venues such as The Spotted Cat, Maple Leaf, Snug Harbor, and Palm Tavern.
Specs have not been detailed yet, but supplements will include:
- Public radio executive David Spizale's illustrated story of rescuing stranded residents from the New Orleans flood waters
- Jon Cleary performing a personalized history of New Orleans piano styles
- Six musical performances not included in the film
- Seven extended versions of performances which were included - all of which were shot and mastered on HD video
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $19.95.
You can find the latest specs for 'New Orleans Music in Exile' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under November 22.
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