Posi-Tone Records

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Posi-Tone Records
Positone logo.jpg
Founded 1994
Founder Marc Free
Genre Jazz
Country of origin United States
Location Los Angeles, CA
Official website http://posi-tone.com/

Posi-Tone Records is an American jazz record label founded in 1994 by producer/musician Marc Free, who currently runs the company with engineer Nick O'Toole.[1][2][3]

The artist roster includes established jazz musicians, including trombonist Steve Davis (Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, One For All), saxophonist Ralph Bowen (Out Of The Blue) and guitarist Ed Cherry (Dizzy Gillespie), as well as a number of rising artists.[4]

As of 2012, Posi-Tone’s catalog of records included more than 85 titles.[5]

Artist list[edit]

Artists that have records on Posi-Tone include

  • Ed Cherry
  • Jordan Young
  • Tom Tallitsch
  • Steve Horowitz
  • Patrick Cornelius
  • Kenny Shanker
  • Nick Hempton
  • Brent Canter
  • Travis Sullivan
  • Dave Juarez
  • Noah Haidu
  • Benjamin Drazen
  • Art Hirahara
  • Doug Webb
  • Sarah Manning
  • Jacám Manricks
  • Brandon Wright
  • Dan Pratt
  • Orrin Evans
  • Wayne Escoffery
  • David Gibson
  • David Ashkenazy
  • Ralph Bowen
  • Mike DiRubbo
  • Yotam Silberstein
  • Sam Yahel
  • David Binney
  • Alan Ferber
  • Sean Lyons
  • Ken Fowser
  • Behn Gillece
  • Jeremy Manasia
  • John Escreet
  • Steve Davis
  • Jared Gold
  • William Ash
  • David Ashkenazy
  • Matthew O'Toole
  • Spike Wilner
  • Jim Rotondi
  • Sean Nowell
  • Ehud Asherie
  • Fred
  • Sam Rivers
  • Steve Blackwood
  • David Ake
  • Joe Gaeta
  • Phil Farris
  • Donald Dean
  • Second Wind
  • Ernie Banks
  • Smokin' Toads
  • John Nau
  • Edwing
  • M.F. Bird

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patten, John (Feb. 16, 2011). “Posi-Tone Records: Creating a New Iconic Catalogue.” All about Jazz. Retrieved Dec. 18, 2012.
  2. ^ Rodriguez, Alex (June 9, 2012). “Six Creative Presenters Finding New Audiences For Jazz.” NPR Jazz. Retrieved Dec. 18, 2012.
  3. ^ Cibula, Matt. “Posi-Tone.” Burning Ambulance, Vol. 4, Summer 2011.
  4. ^ Elfman, Donald (May 29, 2009). “Record Label Profiles: Posi-Tone Records.” All About Jazz. Retrieved Dec. 18, 2012.
  5. ^ Posi-Tone website. Retrieved Dec. 18, 2012.

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