Buena Vista Social Club, From Silence To The World Stage

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Heard On The Odyssey Series
Buena Vista Club Album Cover, Nonesuch Records, 2007

American musician, “Ry” Cooder, known for his slide guitar work helped bring attention to an important genre of music hailing from Cuba. In doing so, he introduced the world to the Buena Vista Social Club, a collective of veteran Cuban musicians whose signature style rooted in son, set the stage for one of the most celebrated albums in recent times.

Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Joe Hardtke Technical Director

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