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Edward Seaga - Former Jamaica Prime Minister

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 05 November 2012

Former Jamaica prime minister Edward Seaga, a former key producer in the history of the island's popular music, has just produced a compilation album to celebrate 50 years of Jamaican music. He tells us why.

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  • Edward Seaga

    The Jamaica ex-Prime Minister on why he's produced a compilation of Jamaican music.

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  • Juanjo Mena

    We talk to the conductor who's produced an album celebrating composer Xavier Montsalvatge.

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    Edward Seaga has had an unusual double-career. Jamaica's longest-serving parliamentarian, before that, as a record-producer, he played a key role in developing the island's popular music. Now he's teamed up with the New York dancehall and Reggae label VP Records to produce a 4-disc box-set that - in the year in which Jamaica celebrates half-a-century of independence - celebrates half-a-century of its music.   

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