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trojan presents: the producers



Released: 29th Oct 2012


the development of Jamaica’s music has been shaped by its producers - these entrepreneurs have not only found local talent & issued their music, but also established studios, retail establishments & even pressing plants.

Their number have included such luminaries as Duke Reid, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Bunny Lee & Leslie Kong, all of whom developed their own distinctive sound, as evidenced on this collection which highlights the work of these & 36 other influential & popular Jamaican music makers. by so doing, it also illustrates the development of the island’s music over the past half-century, from Ska to Dancehall, with an incredible 26 of the recordings making their CD debut.

trojan presents: the producers