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From Kingston to St. Petersburg, ska, the forerunner to reggae, continues to inspire musicians and fans in all corners of the planet. Join the party!
Ska Around the World by Putumayo World Music
Ska Around the World is a compilation album that puts the spotlight on a genre that exploded out of the island of Jamaica and circled the world with its energetic, upbeat rhythms. While also serving as the basis for several significant musical movements including reggae, ska continues to rock fans across the globe.
Ska Around the World will take listeners on a global journey of discovery and demonstrate the influence of this important genre on the music of the world.
1. Orquestra Brasileira de Música Jamaicana - Atlântida (Brazil)
2. Chris Murray - The Real Ska (Canada)
3. Akatz - Así Eres Tu (Spain)
4. The Skatalites - Glory To The Sound (Jamaica)
5. Zazí - IJssalon Bernardo (The Netherlands)
6. The Pepper Pots feat. ASPO - Duck Soup (Spain)
7. Playing for Change - Chanda Mama (Multiple Countries)
8. The New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble - Buttah (Instrumental) (USA)
9. Sarazino - Ecos de Radio Iguana (Algeria)
10. St. Petersburg Ska-Jazz Review - Policy of Truth (Russia)
World music record label Putumayo is committed to helping communities in the countries where the music originates and has contributed more than one million dollars to non-profit organisations around the world.