Dreyfus Records

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Dreyfus Records
Parent companyFrancis Dreyfus Music/BMG
Founded1985 (1985)[disputed ]
Distributor(s)BMG (except Jean-Michel Jarre)
Sony Music (Jean-Michel Jarre catalog)
Country of originFrance
Official websitewww.disquesdreyfus.com

Dreyfus Records (French: Disques Dreyfus, [disk dʁɛfys]) is a record label which released the work of artists such as Jean-Michel Jarre who was part of the label for more than 20 years.

Francis Dreyfus founded Disques Dreyfus in 1985.[1][disputed ] The label was a part of the Dreyfus family company owned by Dreyfus Records, French music distributor. On January 4, 2013 the company ceased its operations and its catalog was absorbed by BMG Rights Management Group.[2][disputed ]

Dreyfus Jazz was founded in 1991 in Paris as a division of the Francis Dreyfus Music company to reissue albums by Charlie Haden, Eddy Louiss, Red Mitchell, Michel Portal, Bud Powell, John Lewis, and Martial Solal. In 1992 Dreyfus produced new recordings by Philip Catherine, Richard Galliano, Steve Grossman, Roy Haynes, Didier Lockwood, the Mingus Big Band, and Michel Petrucciani. There were also albums of unreleased music by Bill Evans, Stan Getz, and Art Pepper.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Stickgold (2010-06-25). "Décès du producteur Francis Dreyfus". Agence France Presse. Le Point. Retrieved 2010-06-26.
  2. ^ "DISQUES DREYFUS, Crónica De Un Cierre Anunciado" (in Spanish).
  3. ^ Kennedy, Gary (2002). Barry Kernfeld (ed.). The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Vol. 1 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 655. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.
  4. ^ Yanow, Scott (1998). "Labels". In Erlewine, Michael; Bogdanov, Vladimir; Woodstra, Chris; Yanow, Scott (eds.). All Music Guide to Jazz: the experts' guide to the best jazz recordings (3rd ed.). San Francisco: Miller Freeman Books. p. 1330. ISBN 0-87930-530-4.