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Bethlehem Records’ 1950s Catalog to Be Reissued

Classic albums by Dexter Gordon, Art Blakey, Mel Torme and more

Mel Torme
Art Blakey c/o Gretsch Drums
Chris Connor
Nina Simone
Charles Mingus

Bethlehem Records’ 1950s jazz catalog will be reissued by Verse Music Group and Naxos of America, the companies have announced.

Bethlehem’s discography contains over 250 albums including titles by such artists as Nina Simone, Carmen McRae, Chris Connor, Mel Torme, Dexter Gordon, Charles Mingus, Art Blakey and Duke Ellington. Some of these artists released their debuts on the label.

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