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 the past twenty years, the record label has become known primarily for its upbeat and melodic compilations of great international music characterized by the company’s motto: “guaranteed to make you feel good!”
Putumayo presents Mali to Memphis
Africa and America are united on this revealing journey that traces the route of the Blues from the heart of an ancient West African Kingdom to the levees of the Mississippi.