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Label Watch: Winter & Winter

Stefan Winter

For ten years, the German music enthusiast Stefan Winter headed up the small but respected JMT label-a.k.a. Jazz Music Today-and gave voice to left-of-conventional players such as Tim Berne, Paul Motian, Steve Coleman, and fellow musicians from Brooklyn such as Greg Osby and a young new singer named Cassandra Wilson.

From that label’s ashes came a new, more expansive label, Winter & Winter, which has taken the music world gently by storm. By the early ’90s, Winter entertained the idea of a new label with a broader stylistic scope. “When the end of JMT came, in ’95, on the same day, I made the decision to start a new label, basically, to combine the jazz activities with classical and new music.”

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