HighNote Records

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HighNote Records
Founded 1997 (1997)
Founder Barney Fields
Joe Fields
Genre Jazz
Country of origin U.S.
Location New York City
Official website www.jazzdepot.com

HighNote Records is a jazz record company and label founded by Joe Fields with his son, Barney Fields, in 1997.

Joe Fields worked for Prestige Records in the 1960s, and in the 1970s founded Muse Records. After he sold Muse, he started the Highnote and Savant labels with his son, Barney. Many of the artists on Highnote previously recorded for Muse.[1]

The catalogue includes Cindy Blackman, Larry Coryell, Joey DeFrancesco, Charles Earland, Russell Gunn, Etta Jones, Sheila Jordan, Houston Person, and Jimmy Ponder.[2]



  1. ^ Sunderland, Celeste (28 October 2003). "HighNote/Savant Records". www.allaboutjazz.com. Retrieved 23 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Kennedy, Gary (2002). Kernfeld, Barry, ed. The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 2 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 237. ISBN 1-56159-284-6. 

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