The Classical Indian Collection – Press Release

Series nameThe Classical Indian Collection

This one-page press release provides details of ‘The Classical Indian Collection’ compilation album released by Outcaste Records in October 2003. The document features the names of some of the contributing artists, and producers as well as the traditional instruments used.

Date of Creation / Publication2003
CreatorOutcaste Records; Jobanputra, Shabs
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberOutcaste Records Collection (GB 2661 OC)
Catalogue NumberOC/COM/CI/1
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located at Outcaste Records
Series notesThe Classical Indian Collection compilation album was released by Outcaste Records in October 2003. This collection was compiled for Outcaste Records by John Lewis, World Music Editor, Time Out Magazine. The album, in contrast to Outcastes' other music projects involve dance floor fusion, and draw on the classical influences of the east and west. The artists featured are diverse classical Indian and jazz musicians, playing music from the 1960s to the present day.
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.