Prestige Records

Prestige Records
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Parent companyConcord Music Group
Founded1949 (1949)
FounderBob Weinstock
GenreJazz
Country of originUnited States
LocationNew York City
Official websiteconcordmusicgroup.com/labels/Prestige

Prestige Records is a jazz record company and label founded in 1949 by Bob Weinstock in New York City.[1] The company recorded hundreds of albums by many of the leading jazz musicians of the day, sometimes issuing them under subsidiaries. In 1971, the company was sold to Fantasy, which was later absorbed by Concord.

  1. ^ Rye, Howard (2002). Kernfeld, Barry (ed.). The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 3 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 324. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.