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    This collection consists of recordings made in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Jamaica, showcasing the respective Afro-Hispanic, Afro-French, and Afro-British traditions of each island. Drawn from both urban and rural settings, the selections range from largely African to largely European in influence, illustrating the wide range of diversity found within Caribbean music.

    Credits

    Originally released in 1972
    Recorded in Haiti (tracks 8, 9), the Dominican Republic (1-7, 18), and Jamaica (10-17) by John Storm Roberts
    Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
    Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

    Re-mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
    Design: Doyle Partners
    Cover Photograph: © Gilles Peress / Magnum Photos
    Additional Photograph: John Storm Roberts

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on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
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Explorer Series: Caribbean
Release Date: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2003 - 04:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

These recordings, made in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Jamaica, showcase the respective Afro-Hispanic, Afro-French, and Afro-British traditions of each island. Drawn from both urban and rural settings, the selections range from largely African to largely European in influence, illustrating the wide range of diversity found in Caribbean music.

Description: 

This collection consists of recordings made in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Jamaica, showcasing the respective Afro-Hispanic, Afro-French, and Afro-British traditions of each island. Drawn from both urban and rural settings, the selections range from largely African to largely European in influence, illustrating the wide range of diversity found within Caribbean music.

ProductionCredits: 

Originally released in 1972
Recorded in Haiti (tracks 8, 9), the Dominican Republic (1-7, 18), and Jamaica (10-17) by John Storm Roberts
Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

Re-mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
Design: Doyle Partners
Cover Photograph: © Gilles Peress / Magnum Photos
Additional Photograph: John Storm Roberts

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79731

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
ns_album_artistid: 
198
ns_album_id: 
523
ns_album_releasedate: 
Tuesday, July 15, 2003 - 04:00
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0
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0
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597973129BUN
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
081227778361
Price: 
9.00
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