Sittin' in With

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Sittin' in With (sometimes Sittin' in) was an American jazz and blues record label run by Bob Shad. It was active from 1948 to 1952.

Shad and his brother Morty founded the label in 1948 in New York City, and released swing jazz, mainstream jazz, blues, and R&B music. Shad later went on to work with Jax Records, EmArcy Records, and Mainstream Records.



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  • “The Shad Labels,” Blues Research, no.16 (n.d. [?1966]), 2
  • A. Shaw: Honkers and Shouters: the Golden Years of Rhythm and Blues (New York, 1978), 140
  • N. Darwen and T. Shad: “Bob Shad the Record Man: the Sittin’ in With Story,” Blues & Rhythm, no.100 (1995), 16 [incl. discography]