Red Records

Red Records
Founded 1976 (1976)
Founder Alberto Alberti
Sergio Veschi
Genre Jazz
Country of origin Italy
Location Milan
Official website

Red Records is an Italian jazz record company and label founded in 1976 by Sergio Veschi and Alberto Alberti.[1][2] C. M. Bailey called it the Blue Note of Europe.[3]

In the 1980s its catalogue included Italian jazz musicians such as Franco D'Andrea, Giovanni Tommaso, Gianluigi Trovesi, and Massimo Urbani. Starting the in the late 1980s it grew to include Americans such as Robert Stewart (saxophonist), Jerry Bergonzi, Joe Henderson, Billy Higgins, Victor Lewis, Steve Nelson, Cedar Walton, Bobby Watson, and Phil Woods.[1]


  1. 1 2 Zenni, Stefano (2002). Kernfeld, Barry, ed. The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 3 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 172. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.
  2. Stefano Zenni. "Red". In L. Root, Deane. Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. (subscription required)
  3. C. M. Bailey: "Red Records: the Blue Note of Europe," <> (1999)

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