The Bombay Jazz Palace – CD Sleeve and Arts Archive

Series nameThe Bombay Jazz Palace

The Bombay Jazz Palace’CD sleeve contains four colour digitised images, and includes linear notes to each of the fourteen tracks written by music reviewer John Lewis. The music on this album is compiled by Outcaste DJ Harv and Sutrasonic and highlights a previously un-chartered road in Outcaste Records’ search for new UK Asian music; within the Indo-jazz field. As Outcaste co-founder Shabs Jobanputra states in the CD sleeve, this album “…samples the fruits of Indo-jazz fusions recorded by Indophile Westerners and jazz literate Indians alike…”. The contributing artists are: Paul Horn and Nexus, Volker Kriegal, Georges Garvarenz, Dave Mackay and Vicky Hamilton, The Dave Pike Set, Between, Lalo Schifrin, Grupo Batuque, Yves Hyatt, Shocking Blue, The Shankar Family and Friends, Shankar Singh and Jai Kishan, Ananda Shankar and Muhavishla Ravi Hatchund and the Indo Jazz Following.

Date of Creation / Publication2002
CreatorOutcaste Records; Jobanputra, Shabs
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberOutcaste Records Collection (GB 2661 OC)
Catalogue NumberOC/COM/JP/2
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located at Outcaste Records
Series notesThe Bombay Jazz Palace was released in 2002 by Outcaste Records and features Indo -Jazz fusions by both western and eastern, classical and jazz musicians. The digitised material in this file comprise a press release and the full colour CD album sleeve.
The Outcaste Records Collection features digital items such as press releases, flyers and CD sleeves of artist albums and diverse musical compilations, all of which include detailed linear notes and messages from artists and the founder of Outcaste Records, Shabs Jobanputra.
Collection notesA major label in world music, Outcaste Records was formed in 1995 by Shabs Jobanputra and Paul Franklyn. Based in London, the record label endeavours to maintain a creative space for artists of world music and produce music for and by young British Asians that reflect their South Asian and British cultural traditions. Outcaste are also dedicated to making this music increasingly accessible and appreciated to mainstream audiences.