Criss Cross Jazz

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Criss Cross Jazz
Criss Cross Jazz logo.gif
Founded 1980 (1980)
Founder Gerry Teekens
Genre Jazz
Country of origin Netherlands
Location Enschede
Official website

Criss Cross Jazz is a Dutch record company and label specializing in jazz.

Criss Cross was founded in 1980 by Gerry Teekens, a drummer and German professor.[1] Teekens started the label after organizing tours for jazz musicians such as Jimmy Raney and Warne Marsh. Early issues included Raney and Marsh, Chet Baker, Pete Christlieb, Stan Getz, Tom Harrell, and Clifford Jordan.[2]



  1. ^ Criss Cross Records. All About Jazz, March 13, 2003.
  2. ^ Gardner, Mark; Kernfeld, Barry (2002). Kernfeld, Barry, ed. The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 1 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 532. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.