Fresh Sound

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"Fresh Sounds" redirects here. For Kansas-based independent label, see Fresh Sounds Records.
Fresh Sound
Founder Jordi Pujol
Distributor(s) Bluemoon
Genre Jazz
Country of origin Spain
Location Barcelona
Official website

Fresh Sound, or Fresh Sound New Talent, is a jazz record label established in Barcelona, Spain.

Fresh Sound was founded in the early 1980s as a reissue label. Reissues included Herb Geller, Gigi Gryce, Lou Levy, Lennie Niehaus, Ruth Price, and Gerald Wiggins.[1]

In the early 1990s, it began to produce new recordings. This included music by Georges Arvanitas and David Murray; Mundell Lowe and Tete Montoliu; Gabe Baltazar, Eddie Bert, Bob Cooper, Dick Hafer, Charlie Mariano, J. R. Monterose, Bill Perkins, Frank Strazzeri, and Claude Williamson. The Fresh Sound New Talent label was inaugurated in the 1990s with the work of Vinny Golia.[2]

The label was founded and is currently run by Jordi Pujol, who oversees several labels distributed by Bluemoon.[3]



  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (1998). "Labels". In Erlewine, Michael; Bogdanov, Vladimir; Woodstra, Chris; Yanow, Scott. All Music Guide to Jazz: the experts' guide to the best jazz recordings (3rd ed.). San Francisco: Miller Freeman Books. p. 1332. ISBN 0-87930-530-4. 
  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. 172. ISBN 1-56159-284-6. 
  3. ^ Fresh Sound Records., May 25, 2004

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