Praia, Jan 25 (Inforpress) – The presidente of the International Council of Music Authors (CIAM), Eddie Schwartz, today highlighted the Cabo Verdean Government’s sensitivity in the defense of copyright and considered it of the utmost importance for “World Music” and for Cabo Verdean music.
A noted figure for writing classics such as “Hit Me With Your Best Shot”, recorded by Pat Benatar, “Don’t Shed a Tear” by Paul Carrack, and “The Doctor” by Doobie Brothers, Eddie Schwartz underlined this fact within the framework of CIAM’s joint mission and the Executive Committee of the CISAC African Regional Committee (CECAF) in Cabo Verde.
with approximately 200 songs recorded and performed by artists like Joe Cocker, Carly Simon, Robert Palmer, America, Jeffrey Osborne, Donna Summer, Rita Coolidge, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts and Mountain, the responsible stressed that Cabo Verde has given an example in terms of governance to other states that “still do not feel sensitized with” this noble action”.
In an interview with Inforpress, he praised the way Cabo Verde’s music has been gaining success in the four corners of the world, and expressed its “immense joy” at the way a small state such as Cabo Verde can bring to its organization this joint mission CIAM and the CECAF, involving ambassadors of rights of the authors from world of music and world figures of these organizations.
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