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A Week for Prestige Records - 60 Years Strong and We're Giving Away CDs!

Blue Note Records turned 70 this year, and another top jazz label also celebrates a momentous anniversary. We're ready to celebrate with them! When producer Bob Weinstock founded Prestige Records in 1949, little did he know that his tiny independent recording company would become iconic in documenting an era when jazz was in its golden age. While the label also recorded blues and folk music in its lifetime, Prestige was primarily known as the label that stood for high-premium jazz throughout its active history.

Its legacy continued first as a reissue imprint with Fantasy Records and today with the Concord Music Group. In celebration of the Prestige imprint's 60th anniversary, on March 24 the Concord Music Group releases The Very .... 5:16 p.m. Tuesday 7th April 2009 EST
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