Red Records

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Red Records
Founded1976 (1976)
FounderAlberto Alberti, Sergio Veschi
Country of originItaly

Red Records is an Italian jazz record company and label founded in 1976 by Sergio Veschi and Alberto Alberti.[1][2] C. M. Bailey called it the Blue Note of Europe.[3]

In the 1980s its catalogue included Italian jazz musicians such as Franco D'Andrea, Giovanni Tommaso, Gianluigi Trovesi, and Massimo Urbani. Starting in the late 1980s it grew to include Americans such as Robert Stewart, Jerry Bergonzi, Joe Henderson, Billy Higgins, Victor Lewis, Steve Nelson, Cedar Walton, Bobby Watson, and Phil Woods.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b Zenni, Stefano (2002). Kernfeld, Barry (ed.). The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Vol. 3 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 172. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.
  2. ^ Zenni, Stefano (2001). "Red". In Sadie, Stanley; Tyrrell, John (eds.). The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (2nd ed.). London: Macmillan Publishers. ISBN 978-1-56159-239-5.
  3. ^ C. M. Bailey: "Red Records: the Blue Note of Europe" (May 1999)
  4. ^ "Red Story". Red Records. Retrieved 2022-01-18.

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