Nessa Records

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Nessa Records
Founded 1967 (1967)
Founder Chuck Nessa
Genre Jazz
Country of origin U.S.
Location Whitehall, Michigan
Official website

Nessa Records is an American jazz record label founded in Chicago in 1967 by producer Chuck Nessa.

After working at Delmark Records for a year, Nessa started the label at the urging of Roscoe Mitchell and Lester Bowie. The first album was released under Bowie's name because Mitchell was under contract to Delmark.[1] Since the mid 80's the label has been based in Whitehall, Michigan.[2][3]



  1. ^ Chuck Nessa interview at Delmark Records
  2. ^ Allaboutjazz
  3. ^ "About". Nessa Records. Retrieved 6 December 2016. 

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