Palmetto Records

Street 67 Hill Road
City Redding
Postcode 06896
State CT
Country USA
Phone 203-938-7054
Email pat.palmetto@thorn.net
Url http://www.palmetto-records.com
Year founded 1992
Description Mission Palmetto Records has been an independent leading voice in music since it was founded in 1990. Through its choice of innovative artists and careful attention to sonic value, it has emerged as a heavyweight label, as well as being listed as one of the best jazz labels for four years running in the Downbeat Critics Poll. Its original mission of enabling artists to fulfill their creative visions still remains the label's focus. According to Palmetto founder and producer, Matt Balitsaris, the label has succeeded so well because it makes music that matters to the artist and to the audience. Palmetto also supports artists who are often overlooked or are considered somewhat "left of center". This enables the label to help expand the boundaries and even the vocabulary of jazz, and also gives the artists the freedom they need to make great music. Palmetto truly believes the future of jazz is now.
Version 2. Last edited by jamiecos

Do you know more details about this label? Add them!

Related Articles

July/August 1999    Spheres    By Josef Woodard

Royal Festival Hall
Baaba Maal

June 1998    Albums    By Sid Gribetz

Going Once, Going Twice
Matt Wilson

November 2000    Albums    By Reuben Jackson

The Mass
Collective Identity

November 1998    Albums    By Diane Gordon

Havana Blues
Latin Jazz Orchestra

November 1998    Albums    By Jim Ferguson

Snake Eyes
Greg Hatza

October 1997    Albums    By Deni Kasrel

Thanks a Million
Steve Million

September 1999    Spheres    By Josef Woodard

Live at the Royal Festival Hall
Baaba Maal

November 1999    Albums    By Bill Milkowski

Moonbird
Larry Goldings Trio

November 1999    Albums    By Geraldine Wyckoff

Parable
Pete McCann

December 1999    Albums    By Bill Milkowski

Smile
Matt Wilson Quartet

December 1999    Albums    By Bill Milkowski

Third Eye
Ben Allison and Medicine Wheel

March 2000    Albums    By Owen Cordle

Sorry, No Decaf
Joel Frahm

April 2000    BlueTones    By Bill Milkowski

Kerry Kearney
Kerry Kearney

April 2000    Albums    By Harvey Pekar

Focus
Thirteen Ways

May 2000    Albums    By Chuck Berg

Jeru Blue: A Tribute to Gerry Mulligan
Kerry Strayer

July/August 2000    Albums    By Josef Woodard

Espiritista (Rumba Club)
Rumba Club

September 2000    Currents    By Hilarie Grey

Known Fact
Cornelius Bumpus

October 2000    Currents    By Hilarie Grey

Voodoo Dogs
Larry Goldings/Bob Ward

November 2000    Albums    By Greg Robinson

Communication Theory
David Berkman

November 2000    Albums    By Greg Robinson

Heart of Hearts
Rick Margitza

May 2001    Albums    By John Murph

Taken by Surprise
Norman Hedman and Tropique

March 2001    Albums    By Jim Ferguson

You Remind Me of Someone
Pete McCann

May 2001    Albums    By Chuck Berg

As One
Larry Goldings Trio

September 2001    Albums    By Willard Jenkins

Arts and Crafts
Matt Wilson

July/August 2001    Albums    By Doug Ramsey

Summer Sketches
Bill Mays Trio

April 2002    Albums    By Bill Bennett

The Bassist: Homage to Diversity
Richard Davis with John Hicks

October 2001    Albums    By Mike Quinn

Radio Mundo
Rumba Club

March 2002    Albums    By Greg Robinson

Abundance
Gregory Tardy

December 2001    Albums    By Greg Robinson

Global Unity
Sam Newsome

January/February 2002    Albums    By Doug Ramsey

Strange City
Herbie Nichols Project

April 2002    Albums    By Harvey Siders

Memento
Rick Margitza

May 2002    Albums    By Doug Ramsey

Leaving Home
David Berkman

September 2002    Brass Tracks    By Larry Appelbaum

Pa'Lante
Ray Vega Latin Jazz Sextet

September 2002    Albums    By Ron Wynn

Initial Wisdom
Scott Colley

October 2002    Albums    By Aaron Steinberg

Open Ideas
Trio 3

November 2002    Albums    By Bill Bennett

Live and Learn
Bobby Watson

October 2002    Albums    By Owen Cordle

Sweet Science
Larry Goldings Trio

November 2002    Albums    By Duck Baker

A Beautiful Day
Andrew Hill

November 2002    Albums    By Stuart Nicholson

Peace Pipe
Ben Allison

April 2003    Albums    By John Litweiler

Humidity
Matt Wilson Quartet

May 2003    Albums    By Nate Chinen

Still Evolved
Ted Nash

July/August 2003    Albums    By Ron Wynn

Easy Does It
Javon Jackson

July/August 2003    Albums    By Brian Gilmore

Counterclockwise
Bobby Previte and Bump

January/February 2004    Albums    By John Litweiler

The Long View
Marty Ehrlich

May 2004    Albums    By Thomas Conrad

Anything Goes
Brad Mehldau

May 2004    Albums    By Thomas Conrad

Start Here Finish There
David Berkman

April 2004    Albums    By Bill Shoemaker

Trio Plus Two
Fred Hersch Trio

September 2004    Eighty-Eights    By Steve Futterman

Lullabluebye
Frank Kimbrough

July/August 2004    Albums    By David R. Adler

Buzz
Ben Allison

November 2004    Albums    By Doug Ramsey

Horizon Reassembled
Bobby Watson and Horizon

November 2004    Albums    By Felix Contreras

Wake Up! (To What's Happening)
Matt Wilson Arts and Crafts

January/February 2005    Albums    By Mike Shanley

Too Damn Hot
Dr. Lonnie Smith

April 2005    Albums    By Andrew Lindemann Malone

Leaves of Grass
Fred Hersch

January/February 2005    Bassics    By Ron Wynn

L'Histoie du Clochard (The Bum's Tale)
Steve Swallow-Ohad Talmor Sextet

July/August 2005    Big Bands    By Harvey Siders

A Love Supreme
Lincoln Jazz Center with Wynton Marsalis

June 2005    Saxophonics    By Chris Kelsey

La Espada de la Noche
Ted Nash & Odeon

June 2005    Vox    By Christopher Loudon

Mercy Streets
Kate McGarry

October 2005    Albums    By Harvey Siders

Una Noche Inolvidable
Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra with Arturo O'Farrill

October 2005    Albums    By Martin Johnson

Have You Heard
Javon Jackson

November 2005    Eighty-Eights    By Thomas Conrad

Live at Jazz Standard
Bill Mays Trio

December 2005    Albums    By Nate Chinen

News on the Rail
Marty Ehrlich

December 2005    Big Bands    By David Franklin

Don't Be Afraid…
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

April 2006    Eighty-Eights    By Thomas Conrad

In Amsterdam: Live at the Bimhuis
Fred Hersch

April 2006    Albums    By Thomas Conrad

Quartet
Larry Goldings

June 2006    Albums    By Steve Greenlee

Cowboy Justice
Ben Allison

September 2006    Albums    By Aaron Steinberg

Play
Frank Kimbrough

October 2006    Albums    By Chris Heim

Jungle Soul
Dr. Lonnie Smith

November 2006    Albums    By Mike Shanley

In the Loop
Ted Nash & Still Evolved

December 2006    Albums    By George Kanzler

Now
Javon Jackson

June 2008    Albums    By Bill Milkowski

Cure All
Robert Walter

June 2008    Albums    By Eric Fine

From the Heart
Bobby Watson

April 2008    Basslines    By Bill Milkowski

The Irrational Numbers
Drew Gress

March 2008    Albums    By Thomas Conrad

Air
Frank Kimbrough

January/February 2008    Albums    By Michael J. West

Little Things Run the World
Ben Allison & Man Size Safe

January/February 2008    Albums    By Steve Greenlee

At Home
Slow Poke

March 2007    Albums    By Steve Greenlee

The Scenic Route
Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts

May 2007    Albums    By Nick Breul

Party Hats
Will Bernard

November 2007    Albums    By Steve Futterman

Fantasy
Bill Mays—The Inventions Trio

December 2007    Albums    By Chris Kelsey

Spark!
Marty Ehrlich and Myra Melford

August 2008    Albums    By A.D. Amorosi

Set the Alarm for Monday
Bobby Previte & the New Bump

June 2007    Vox    By Christopher Loudon

The Target
Kate McGarry

June 2007    Eighty-Eights    By Thomas Conrad

Night and the Music
Fred Hersch

October 2008    Vox    By Christopher Loudon

If Less Is More... Nothing Is Everything
Kate McGarry

December 2008    Albums    By Perry Tannenbaum

Once Upon a Melody
Javon Jackson

December 2008    Albums    By Chris Kelsey

This We Know
Michael Moore & Fred Hersch

December 2008    Albums    By Perry Tannenbaum

The Mancini Project
Ted Nash

April 2009    Albums    By A.D. Amorosi

Rise Up!
Dr. Lonnie Smith

November 2009    Albums    By Josef Woodard

Think Free
Ben Allison

02/25/10    Albums    By Josef Woodard

Pan Atlantic
Bobby Previte

April 2011    Albums    By Bill Milkowski

Before the Rain
Noah Preminger

May 2011    Albums    By Michael J. West

Alone at the Vanguard
Fred Hersch

05/17/11    Albums    By Sharonne Cohen

Action-Refraction
Ben Allison

08/30/11    Albums    By Bill Beuttler

Woods & Mays
Phil Woods & Bill Mays

10/04/11    Albums    By Christopher Loudon

Live At Jazz Standard
Somi

12/01/11    Albums    By Jeff Tamarkin

The Moon is Waiting
Tim Hagans

04/18/12    Albums    By Steve Greenlee

An Attitude for Gratitude
Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts

05/19/12    Albums    By Christopher Loudon

Girl Talk
Kate McGarry

05/12/12    Albums    By Bill Milkowski

The Calling
Romain Collin

06/19/12    Albums    By Steve Greenlee

Spectrum Road
Spectrum Road

02/01/13    Albums    By Thomas Conrad

Live at Kitano
Frank Kimbrough Trio

04/16/13    Albums    By Christopher Loudon

New York Voices Live
New York Voices

05/30/13    Albums    By Bill Beuttler

Haymaker
Noah Preminger

10/12/13    Albums    By Bill Beuttler

Seeds
Leo Genovese

11/10/13    Features    By Nate Chinen

Ralph Alessi as Sideman: 5 Essential Examples

12/17/13    Albums    By Bill Beuttler

Free Flying
Fred Hersch & Julian Lage

11/28/13    Albums    By Christopher Loudon

Nightsongs
Janis Siegel

08/30/14    Albums    By Matt R. Lohr

Floating
Fred Hersch Trio

11/01/14    Albums    By Owen Cordle

Quartet
Frank Kimbrough

  • Email E-mail
  • Share Share
  • Rss RSS
  • Report Report