Concord Jazz

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Parent companyConcord Jazz_header_cell_0_1_0 ConcordConcord Jazz_cell_0_1_1
FoundedConcord Jazz_header_cell_0_2_0 1973 (1973)Concord Jazz_cell_0_2_1
FounderConcord Jazz_header_cell_0_3_0 Carl JeffersonConcord Jazz_cell_0_3_1
Distributor(s)Concord Jazz_header_cell_0_4_0 Universal Music (worldwide distribution)

Craft Recordings (reissues)Concord Jazz_cell_0_4_1

GenreConcord Jazz_header_cell_0_5_0 JazzConcord Jazz_cell_0_5_1
Country of originConcord Jazz_header_cell_0_6_0 U.S.Concord Jazz_cell_0_6_1
LocationConcord Jazz_header_cell_0_7_0 Los Angeles, CaliforniaConcord Jazz_cell_0_7_1
Official websiteConcord Jazz_header_cell_0_8_0 Concord Jazz_cell_0_8_1

Concord Jazz is a record company and label created in 1973 by Carl Jefferson, the founder of Concord Records and former owner of Jefferson Motors Lincoln Mercury dealership in Concord, CA. Concord Jazz_sentence_0

It was named after Concord, California, in the East San Francisco Bay area, and the jazz festival which Jefferson also started. Concord Jazz_sentence_1

Early on the label produced some of the biggest names in jazz, including Art Blakey, Cannonball Adderley, Stan Getz, Ray Brown, and Rosemary Clooney, and in recent times Chick Corea, Eliane Elias, and Kurt Elling. Concord Jazz_sentence_2

It is owned by Concord Bicycle Music. Concord Jazz_sentence_3

Artists Concord Jazz_section_0

Credits to the contents of this page go to the authors of the corresponding Wikipedia page: Jazz.