Jazz Congress: The State of Jazz Record Labels in 2019

Three record-label representatives talk label relaunches, investment, and more

The future of recorded jazz is up for discussion amid label relaunches, increased release schedules, aggressive new signings, and a seemingly increased investment from labels in jazz over the past year. Willie Jones III (WJ3 Records), Jana Herzen (Motéma Music), and Denny Stilwell (Mack Avenue Records) are the panelists for this discussion at the 2019 Jazz Congress, co-produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center and JazzTimes. Moderated by Lauren Onkey of NPR Music. (The discussion begins at 5:18.)

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