Elektra/Musician

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Elektra/Musician Records
Elektra Musician logo.jpg
Elektra/Musician Records logo
Parent company Elektra Records
Founded 1982
Founder Bruce Lundvall
Status Defunct
Genre Jazz
Country of origin United States

Elektra/Musician was a jazz record label founded as a subsidiary of Elektra Records in 1982.[1] The label was headed by Bruce Lundvall and released its first batch of albums on February 12, 1982.[2] The label ceased when Lundvall left Elektra to start EMI's Manhattan Records in 1984.[3] Elektra unsuccessfully attempted to revive the Elektra/Musician label in the late '80s.

Discography[edit]

# Artist Album Year Chart[4]
60019 Parker, Charlie One Night In Washington 1982 28
60020 Red Rodney & Ira Sullivan Spirit Within 1982  
60021 Khan, Chaka Echoes Of An Era 1982 11
60022 Gale, Eric Blue Horizon 1982 20
60023 McFerrin, Bobby Bobby McFerrin 1982 41
60024 Ritenour, Lee Rio 1982 11
60025 Corea, Chick Griffith Park Collection 1982 35
60026 Brown, Clifford & Roach, Max Pure Genius, Vol. 1 1982  
60029 Hubbard, Freddie Ride Like the Wind 1982 24
60030 Powell, Bud Inner Fires 1982  
60031 McLaughlin, John My Goal's Beyond 1982 34
60042 Material Memory Serves 1982 32
60043 (Various Artists) The Musicians Guide, Vol. 1 1982 41
60123 Cobham, Billy's Glass Menagerie Observations & 1982 23
60125 Allison, Mose Middle Class White Boy 1982  
60126 Gordon, Dexter American Classic 1982 19
60130 Sancious, David Bridge, The 1982 36
60131 Shaw, Woody Master of the Art 1982 42
60136 (Various Artists) The Musicians Guide, Vol. 2 1982  
60161 Albany, Joe Portrait Of An Artist 1982  
60162 Scott, Tom Desire 1982  
60163 Freeman, Chico Tradition In Transition 1982 31
60164 Evans, Bill The Paris Concert: Edition One 1983 19
60165 (Various Artists) Echoes Of An Era 2: The Concert 1982 29
60166 Sphere Four in One 1982 41
60167 Corea, Chick Again and Again 1983 15
60168 Steps Ahead Steps Ahead 1983 24
60175 Smith, Jimmy Off The Top 1982 5
60195 Amram, David & Friends Latin Jazz Celebration 1983  
60196 Young Lions, The[5] Young Lions, The 1983  
60197 Klemmer, John Finesse 1983 10
60198 Gale, Eric Island Breeze 1983 35
60213 Eubanks, Kevin Guitarist 1983 32
60214 Carter, Ron Etudes 1983 42
60220 Lloyd, Charles Montreux 82 1983  
60221 Laswell, Bill Baselines 1983  
60233 Cobham, Billy's Glass Menagerie Smokin′ 1983 41
60237 Allison, Mose Lessons In Living 1983  
60261 Red Rodney & Ira Sullivan Sprint 1983  
60262 (Various Artists) Griffith Park In Concert 1983  
60264 Tristano, Lennie New York Improvisations 1983  
60297 Watanabe, Sadao Fill Up The Night 1983 19
60298 (Various Artists) In Performance at the Playboy Jazz Festival 1984 35
60299 Shaw, Woody Night Music 1983  
60300 Gillespie, Dizzy One Night in Washington 1983  
60301 Smith, Jimmy Keep On Comin′ 1983 35
60310 Ritenour, Lee On The Line 1983 12
60311 Evans, Bill The Paris Concert: Edition Two 1984 37
60313 Sphere Flight Path 1983  
60349 Evans, Bill Living in the Crest of a Wave 1984 42
60350 Tyner, McCoy Dimensions 1984 42
60351 Steps Ahead Modern Times 1984 11
60361 Freeman, Chico Tangents 1984  
60366 McFerrin, Bobby The Voice 1984 24
60369 Morse, Steve The Introduction 1984 15
60370 Getz, Stan & Albert Dailey Poetry 1984  
60759 Horvitz, Wayne This New Generation 1987  
60760 Gilberto, Joao Live in Montreux 1987  
60831 Hemphill, Julius Big Band Julius Hemphill Big Band 1988  
60843 Frisell, Bill Before We Were Born 1989  
60864 World Saxophone Quartet Rhythm & Blues 1989  

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Elektra Story
  2. ^ Musician Magazine, No. 42, April 1982, p. 19.
  3. ^ "Lundvall Move Raises Questions" Billboard Magazine, June 16, 1984, p. 42
  4. ^ Peak position on the Jazz Album Charts, Billboard Magazine
  5. ^ Wynton Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin, Paquito D'Rivera, John Purcell, Chico Freeman, Craig Harris, Hamiet Bluiett, James Newton, Kevin Eubanks, John Blake, Jay Hoggard, Abdul Wadud, Anthony Davis, Avery Sharpe, Fred Hopkins, Ronnie Burrage, Daniel Ponce.

External links[edit]