Concord Jazz

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Concord Jazz
Parent company Concord Bicycle Music
Founded 1973 (1973)
Founder Carl Jefferson
Distributor(s) Universal Music
Genre Jazz
Country of origin U.S.
Location Beverly Hills, California
Official website
Concord Jazz label
Concord Jazz label

Concord Jazz is a record company and label created in 1973 by Carl Jefferson, the founder of Concord Records and former owner of Jefferson Motors Lincoln Mercury dealership in Concord, CA. It was named after Concord, California, a suburb of San Francisco, and the jazz festival which Jefferson also started. Early on the label produced some of the biggest names in jazz, including Art Blakey, Stan Getz, Ray Brown, and Rosemary Clooney, and in recent times Chick Corea, Eliane Elias, and Kurt Elling. It is owned by Concord Bicycle Music.[1]



  1. ^ "Concord Jazz". Concord Music Group. Retrieved 9 July 2016.