Continental Records

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Continental Records
Founded 1942 (1942)
Founder Donald H. Gabor
Status Defunct
Genre Jazz, blues, classical
Country of origin U.S.

Continental Records was a record company founded by Donald H. Gabor in 1942 producing and releasing jazz, blues and classical music. Its catalogue included music by Cozy Cole, Edmond Hall, Sabby Lewis, Slam Stewart, Mary Lou Williams, Rubberlegs Williams, Ethel Waters, and classical artists Georges Enesco, Béla Bartók, and Andor Foldes. The label's name was revived briefly in the 1960s.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Rye, Howard (2002). Barry Kernfeld, ed. The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, vol. 1 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 506. ISBN 1561592846. 
  2. ^ "Jazz on Continental 78 rpm Shellac Records, Remington Vinyl Lp, Masterseal, Plymouth". Retrieved 14 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Donald H. Gabor - Biography". Retrieved 14 July 2016. 

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