Transition Records

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Transition Records
Founded1955 (1955)
FounderTom Wilson
GenreJazz, folk
Country of originU.S.
LocationCambridge, Massachusetts

Transition Records was a jazz record company and label based in Cambridge, Massachusetts which was established by Tom Wilson in 1955.[1][2]


Catalog number Artist Title
TRLP 1 Herb Pomeroy Jazz in a Stable
TRLP 2 Johnny Windhurst Jazz at Columbus Ave.
TRLP 4 Donald Byrd Byrd's Eye View
TRLP 5 Donald Byrd Byrd Jazz
TRLP 10 Sun Ra Jazz by Sun Ra
TRLP 15 Russell Woollen Quartet for Flute and Strings
TRLP 17 Donald Byrd Byrd Blows on Beacon Hill
TRLP 19 Cecil Taylor Jazz Advance
TRLP 20 Doug Watkins Watkins at Large
TRLP 21 Lucky Thompson Lucky Strikes!
TRLP 23 Dartmouth Indian Chiefs Chiefly Jazz
TRLP 27 Fran Thorne Piano Reflections
TRLP 30 Various Artists Jazz in Transition (sampler)
TRLP F-1 Sam Gary Sam Gary Sings
TRLP M-1 Lovey Powell and Brooks Morton Lovelady


  1. ^ Johnson, D. B. Before Rock, There Was Jazz: Tom Wilson and Transition Records, Indiana Public Media, October 19, 2009
  2. ^ Transition discography, accessed September 3, 2012