Buena Vista Social Club
At Carnegie Hall
Label: World Circuit
Distribution in France: harmonia mundi
Release date: November 01, 2008
Buena Vista Social Club®, the album produced by Ry Cooder, is the biggest selling world music album ever, with over 8 million records sold.
Now for the first time comes the recording of the historic performance at New York’s famous Carnegie Hall, which became the centre-piece of the hugely successful film directed by Wim Wenders. This is only the second album ever by the original Buena Vista Social Club®.
Produced by Ry Cooder, the album features brilliant and unrepeatable performances by legends including Ibrahim Ferrer, Compay Segundo, Ruben González, Eliades Ochoa, Omara Portuondo, Cachaíto López, and Guajiro Mirabal.