Jazz/Labels/Prestige

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Prestige

Activity

  • Country: USA
  • Active period: 1949-1971
  • Production type: original
  • Founded by: Bob Weinstock
  • Is/was a subsidiary of: -
  • Has/had subsidiaries: Swingville, Bluesville, Moodsville

Current Status

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Comments

Was initially named New Jazz. Was described as "The junkies label" given the habits of its artists. Rudy Van Gelder enginereed most of the stuff during the 50s60s, and Ira Gitler produced in the 50s.

Partial Catalog

Plosin JazzdiscoOrg

PR 7644 12" LP probably reissue of Decca material Benny Goodman Benny Goodman and the Giants of Swing
PR 7677 12" LP original Pepper Adams Encounter!