Nocturne Records was an American jazz record company and label founded in 1954 by Roy Harte, a drummer, and Harry Babasin, a bassist. Based in Hollywood, California, Nocturne concentrated on West Coast jazz.
On March 28, 1955, Nocturne merged with Liberty and issued the Nocturne catalog under the Liberty label, as the "Jazz in Hollywood" series. Babasin, president of Nocturne, remained to supervise the repertoire.
Roy Harte also co-founded Pacific Jazz Records in 1952.
- Harry Babasin
- Peggy Connelly
- Bob Enevoldsen
- Virgil Gonsalves
- Bob Gordon
- Conley Graves
- Earl Hines
- Herbie Harper
- Lou Levy
- Bud Shank
- Martial Solal
- Steve White
- Rye, Howard (2002). Kernfeld, Barry (ed.). The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 3 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 160. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.
- "Liberty Merger with Nocturne," Billboard Magazine, June 4, 1955, p. 18
- "The Complete Nocturne Recordings - Jazz in Hollywood Series Volume 1 - Box Set 3 Cds". Blue Sounds. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
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