President/Co-Founder at Six Degrees Records
Bob Duskis is the President and co-founder of the San Francisco based independent label, Six Degrees Records. Six Degrees is an eclectic label that produces and markets genre bending records that explore world music traditions, modern dance grooves, electronic music and overlooked pop gems. The label is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Over the years Six Degrees has launched the careers of such international artists as Bebel Gilberto, Vieux Farka Toure, Ceu, Cheb i Sabbah, Karsh Kale, Dom La Nena, The Midival Punditz, Niyaz, Bombay Dub Orchestra, Meklit & many more.
Prior to starting Six Degrees, Bob was the head of A& R for Windham Hill Records, where he signed and helped develop many of the label’s most successful artists and compilations of the late 80’s and 90’s.
He has been the music correspondent for the syndicated NPR programs, the Savvy Traveler and the Splendid Table, and has worked as an announcer in both commercial and non-commercial radio. For many years he hosted the popular internet radio program Six Degrees Traveler.