Jazz West Records

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Jazz West Records was an American jazz record label that existed as a sub-label of Aladdin in the mid-1950s.

The label's first releases were two 25 cm long-playing records (10-inch) by Jack Sheldon ( Get Out of Town ) in 1955. Jazz West then released further 12-inch LPs by 1957, including a. Recordings by the Jack Sheldon Quintet with Zoot Sims (1955), Kenny Drew senior ( Talkin 'and Walkin' , 1955), Paul Chambers ( Chambers' Music , 1956), the Lawrence Marable Quartet with James Clay ( Tenormen , 1956) and the Album The Return of Art Pepper (1956).


  • James A. Harrod: Jazz: West Records - Art Pepper on Jazz: West and Intro Records (2016)

Individual evidence

  1. archive the Albums Cover with Birkajazz