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Hedonist Jazz - Black Jazz Records

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Hedonist Jazz - Black Jazz Records

Black Jazz Records was introduced to the public in the early 70’s by Mr. Dick Schory & Gene Russell. As A&R Mr. Russell recognized the need for a jazz music record label which would produce and distribute quality recordings targeted toward the growing market of African Spiritual Jazz.

In it's heyday, Black Jazz Records represented a new and fresh alternative to traditional jazz, embodying the spirit of the black/urban awakening of the civil rights period. During it's six year existence, the record label made a major impact on the jazz world, both domestically and in foreign territories.

The Black Jazz roster consisted of ten
superior instrumentalists and vocalists that included:

Gene Russell - Piano
Rudolph Johnson - Saxophone
Calvin Keys - Guitar
Walter Bishop, Jr. - Piano
Chester Thompson - Organ
Henry Franklin - Bass
Doug Carn - Piano, Organ, Keyboards
Jean Carn - Vocalist
Kellee Paterson - Vocalist
The Awakening - Instrumental Group

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Ou yeah! This is definitely my taste of music! Great tracklist...cheers from Slovakia, Mr. Linney!

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Great Show! Black Jazz is always a treat!

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Nice one Mr. Linney - a great label and some wonderful LP releases.

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nice one mate. black jazz deserves a good bunch of shows to show case! quality label.

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Powerful!

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Nicely done, Michael. Happy New Year. DrJ

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Man, have been waiting for a synopsis of Black Jazz like this for a long time... excellent! Has made a hungover party clean up very palatable indeed !

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great compilation, welldone mate...

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EXCELLENT AS USUAL...Thanks!!!! Xxxx

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brilliant

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Very nice show. Thanks for sharing a completely new record label with us. Much appreciated!

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I couldn't have done this better...
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Freaking WOW!!

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This is pure greatness.......killer selection !!!

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