Blue Note

Blue Note Records is an American jazz record label, established in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis. Francis Wolff became involved shortly afterwards. It … Read More

Concord Jazz

GRP Records

“We were crafting records for an educated consumer, one that loved jazz, but wanted the complete package. Yet in retrospect it was not all clearly thought out, much … Read More


If Blue Note personifies jazz steeped in heritage and Verve embodies a sense of cool, then impulse! says fresh, forward movement and a … Read More

Original Jazz Classics

  Created under the Fantasy umbrella in 1982, at the advent of the then-new compact disc format, Original Jazz Classics … Read More


Like several other prominent jazz producers of the fifties, Prestige founder Bob Weinstock started out as a traditional jazz (New Orleans/Dixieland) fan but soon found himself standing at … Read More


There is no single record label that has introduced more people to jazz than Verve Records. Having previously started Clef Records and Norgran, labels that included … Read More