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Eddie Gomez/Concord Jazz

Categories
Styles:  Post BopFusion
Formats:  CDVinyl
Description

Named after the city of Concord, a city in the San Francisco Bay Area, Concord Jazz was started in 1973 by Bay Area entrepreneur Carl Jefferson who also started the Concord Jazz Festival a few years earlier. Notable early artists signed to Concord included Art Blakey, Ray Brown, Charlie Byrd, Rosemary Clooney, Stan Getz, and Mel Torme. Along with other labels, Concord Jazz is part of the Concord Music Group, owned by Concord Bicycle Music based in Beverly Hills.