About 20 years ago, World Circuit Records launched Buena Vista Social Club – probably the biggest phenomenon ever in world music. At the time, I was fortunate enough to work at Atlantic/Nonesuch Records and attended the group’s historic 1998 concert at Carnegie Hall. It was a thrilling performance and the beginning of a fascinating trend in musical history.
Category: Editor’s Note
You’ve probably noticed a pattern on 21CM – a shifting between the artist and the business of making music. This month we conflate the two, looking at the environment that influences musicians and their work.