Buena Vista Social Club

Buena Vista Social Club is one of World Music’s most successful and best loved bands. Skylark were commissioned to create a website that conveyed the group's history, its music and story. It was important to create an editorial look and feel and ensure the best imagery complemented that interface.

The original Buena Vista Social Club was a members’ club in Havana, Cuba, that closed in the 1940s. In the 1990s, nearly 50 years after the club was closed, it inspired a recording made by Cuban musician Juan de Marcos González and American guitarist Ry Cooder with traditional Cuban musicians, some of whom were veterans who had performed at the club during the height of its popularity.  The movement has inspired movies and multiple follow up albums.


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