Putumayo Records

Biography

Putumayo World Music was established in 1993 to introduce people to the music of the world's cultures. The label grew out of the Putumayo clothing company, founded by Dan Storper in 1975 and sold in 1997.

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Putumayo records - Gypsy Groove

2nd May 2007 -

 Review

Gypsy GrooveAlbum ReviewPutumayo RecordsPutamayo, the most user friendly world music label, has done it again! They have taken the often daunting task of exploring new ground in World Music to the next level with Gypsy...

Women of the World Acoustic, Review

5th March 2007 -

 Review

Putumayo Presents: Women of the World: AcousticAlbum ReviewAn exploration of contemporary acoustic music by some of the world's leading female artistsOn March 8, 2007, women all over the world will celebrate International Women's Day....

Putumayo Records - Radio Latino - Various Artists

27th October 2006 -

 Review

Radio LatinoVarious ArtistsPutumayo World Music For those new to contemporary Latin music, this collection of upbeat, radio-friendly tunes are the perfect introduction. Full of traditional rhythms, horns, and percussion, the disc takes an interesting turn...

Putumayo Records - Blues Around the World

31st August 2006 -

 Review

Blues Around the WorldAlbum ReviewPutumayo RecordingsFrom blues music came great artists, such as Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, BB King, and many others. But the blues might never have been created if it...

putumayo records - A Latin Dance Party

13th June 2006 -

 Review

¡Baila! A Latin Dance PartyA non-stop celebration of salsa, cumbia and more!1. Raul Paz • Mua Mua Mua 2. Africando All-Stars • Son Fo 3. La-33 • Que Rico Boogaloo4. Gabriel Rios • Bones Bugalu...

Putumayo Records - Turkish Groove

10th April 2006 -

 Review

Turkish Groove - Album ReviewWell on its way to becoming a fully fledged member of the EU this new compilation from Putumayo proves that Turkish music may well be making more of an appearance in...

Putumayo Records - The Caribbean

12th January 2006 -

 Review

The Caribbean Putumayo Records Barbados, Bahamas, Jamaica. These names conjure images of baking sun, endless beaches and a lifestyle to die for. The Caribbean Islands are well known for their unique contribution to the...

Putumayo Records - Asian Lounge

3rd November 2005 -

 Review

Putumayo - Asian LoungeCross-cultural fusions and laidback beats Inspired by the musical traditions of AsiaEast meets West in Putumayo's latest in the lounge series. As with the Turkish based Buddha Bar compilations, which have sold...

Putumayo Records - Italian Café

8th August 2005 -

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Putumayo Records Interviews

Putumayo Records, CEO/Founder, Dan Storper Interview

20th June 2007

Putumayo Records CEO/FounderDan Storper InterviewContactmusic caught up with Dan Storper in London to talk about...

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