Concord Jazz
Parent companyConcord
Founded1973 (1973)
FounderCarl Jefferson
Distributor(s)Universal Music (worldwide distribution)
Country of originU.S.
LocationLos Angeles, California
Concord Jazz label
Concord Jazz label

Concord Jazz is a record company and label founded in 1973 by Carl Jefferson, the former owner of Jefferson Motors Lincoln Mercury dealership in Concord, California.[1] The label was named after the city in the East San Francisco Bay area, and the jazz festival which Jefferson also began. The label issued recordings by Art Blakey, Cannonball Adderley, Stan Getz, Ray Brown, Rosemary Clooney, Chick Corea, Eliane Elias, and Kurt Elling.[1] It is owned by Concord.[2]



  1. ^ a b "The 50-Year History of the Concord Jazz Festival". Visit Concord. 2020-09-02. Retrieved 2021-07-16.
  2. ^ "Concord Jazz". Concord Music Group. Retrieved 9 July 2016.