Putumayo World Music

  1. Karen Wiessen, P.R. Executive, Joins The Door

    September 16, 2011 1:08 PM EDT Public Relations executive Karen Wiessen has joined the senior team at The Door and will help develop the company's music and entertainment division. Wiessen for the past 12 years has worked at both the Island Def Jam Group and Shore Fire Med ...

  2. Business Matters: Better Late Than Never? Putumayo Finally Goes Digital

    August 30, 2011 10:41 PM EDT Better Late Than Never? Putumayo Finally Goes Digital -- Better late than never? Putumayo World Music is finally going digital. The label's two newest compilations -- "African Beat" and "Latin Beat" -- are its first distri ...

  3. Putumayo Expands Jazz Catalog

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Putumayo World Music gets into the holiday spirit with the Oct. 28 release of “A Jazz & Blues Christmas.” Among the jazz and blues artists featured on the 10-track set are B.B. King (“Christmas Celebration”), Ray Charles (“Rudolph the Red-Nose ...

  4. NARM Awards Nominees Revealed

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards, includes 14 first-time selections, according to NARM president Jim Donio. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention ...

  5. NARM Noms Revealed

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Annual convention set for Aug. 2-5. The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has revealed the nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention, Aug. 2-5 in Kissimm ...

  6. The Music Industry Reponds To Katrina

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Updated: Friday, Sept. 16. While the devastating impact from Hurricane Katrina is still being assessed, the music industry continues to respond with a variety of donations, charitable events and assistance. Here is a short list of Web sites where ...

  7. AAIM Launches With New York Conclave

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie trade body reveals members, due procedures. Representatives from V2, Artemis, Smithsonian Folkways, Saddle Creek, Spin Art and Putumayo World Music were among the labels on hand for the official launch of the American Assn. of Independent Mu ...

  8. AAIM Launches With New York Conclave

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie trade body reveals members, due procedures. Representatives from V2, Artemis, Smithsonian Folkways, Saddle Creek, Spin Art and Putumayo World Music were among the labels on hand for the official launch of the American Assn. of Independent Mu ...

  9. Latin Notas

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Putumayo World Music and Columbia Artists Management are putting together a 30-city U.S. tour to support "Women of Latin America." Read Leila Cobo's column. Putumayo World Music and Columbia Artists Management are putting together a ...

  10. Putumayo Enters DVD 'World'

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Putumayo World Music is stepping into the DVD market this June. Its first title, "Travel the World With Putumayo" (June 8), will feature 12 music videos and concert performances from world artists. Putumayo World Music is stepping into t ...