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Prestige, New Jazz and Moodsville – 1956 to 1975

Prestige, New Jazz and Moodsville – 1956 to 1975

Playing tracks by

Yusef Lateef, Roy Haynes, Latin Jazz Quintet, Willis Jackson, Art Farmer and more.

Chart positions

This show was 69th in the global jazz chart.

Prestige records, along with its New York rival, Blue Note, forged the sound of modern jazz from the 50s through to 60s and beyond. Both labels amassing such a catalogue between them they defined the era. This collection runs from 1956 to 1975, all taken the original first issue vinyl LPs and 45 across the Prestige, and subsidiary New Jazz and Moodsville labels. I've only managed to touch on a few favourites here so will explore Prestige further in another mix...