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Record Labels

Yes, Virginia, they do still exist. Here are a few we love.
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Alligator Records

Founded in 1971 by Bruce Iglauer

Artist List

Delmark Records
Founded in 1958 by Bob Koester, who also operated the highly regarded  Jazz Record Mart for many years before selling out to Wolfgang's Vault. A smaller version of Koester's store is open at 4121 N. Rockwell in Chicago. The old Jazz Record Mart catalog was sold earlier in 2016 to Wolfgang's Vault.

(773) 539-5001

Bob's Blues & Jazz Mart (the former Jazz Record Mart)
3419 W. Irving Park Rd. (at Kimball)
MON-SAT 10am - 6pm

Earwig Music

Founded in 1978 by Michael Frank as a record label and artist management company

(773) 262-0278

Blue Kitty Music


VizzTone Label Group

Founded by Chip Eagle, Richard "Rosy" Rosenblatt and Bob Margolin

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