Jazz Archives

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A collection of albums, spanning forty years of jazz history and dating back as early as 1926, Jazz Archives is a virtual smorgasbord of musical gems.

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Jazz Archives

A collection of albums, spanning forty years of jazz history and dating back as early as 1926, Jazz Archives is a virtual smorgasbord of musical gems.

Music Manager exclusively manages a valuable set of recordings from the Jazz Archives catalogue, as well as rights use for the original label brand.

Nat Hentoff, in a jazz review for the New York Times, described Jazz Archives as …

“A perpetual fantasy of passionately serious jazz collectors is that one day they will own just about every note played by their particular swinging heroes.Not just long out-of-print commercial recordings but air checks (taken from broadcasts), jam sessions (taken down at clubs), and those transcriptions made exclusively for radio stations decades ago and never made available elsewhere.From time to time, some of these long-hidden treasures do appear on various labels, but there is one pre-eminent company that specializes in bringing forth new additions to the jazz discography from sources unknown to most collectors.This wondrous enterprise is Jazz Archives …” (Nat Hentoff, New York Times, Books & Arts, 21/12/1979).

Key artists include Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Earl Hines & His Orchestra and Bunny Berigan.

Jazz Archives

A collection of albums, spanning forty years of jazz history and dating back as early as 1926, Jazz Archives is a virtual smorgasbord of musical gems.

Music Manager exclusively manages a valuable set of recordings from the Jazz Archives catalogue, as well as rights use for the original label brand.

Nat Hentoff, in a jazz review for the New York Times, described Jazz Archives as …

“A perpetual fantasy of passionately serious jazz collectors is that one day they will own just about every note played by their particular swinging heroes.Not just long out-of-print commercial recordings but air checks (taken from broadcasts), jam sessions (taken down at clubs), and those transcriptions made exclusively for radio stations decades ago and never made available elsewhere.From time to time, some of these long-hidden treasures do appear on various labels, but there is one pre-eminent company that specializes in bringing forth new additions to the jazz discography from sources unknown to most collectors.This wondrous enterprise is Jazz Archives …” (Nat Hentoff, New York Times, Books & Arts, 21/12/1979).

Key artists include Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Earl Hines & His Orchestra and Bunny Berigan.

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