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Top Jazz Record Labels 2020: Rankings

This poll closes on January 1, 2021 | Total Voters: 441
Tiebreaker goes to the record label whose Jazz Near You page has the most views.

1
ECM Records
Gräfelfing, Germany
2
Blue Note Records
New York, NY
3
MoonJune Records
New York, NY
4
Impulse! Records
Santa Monica, CA
5
El Negocito Records
Ghent, Belgium
6
Clean Feed Records
Lisboa, Portugal
7
ACT Music
Munich, Germany
8
Nonesuch Records
New York, NY
9
RareNoiseRecords
London, United Kingdom
10
Verve Music Group
New York, NY
11
Edition Records
Cardiff, United Kingdom
12
Mack Avenue Records
Harper Woods, MI
13
Cuneiform Records
Washington, DC
14
Intakt Records
Zurich, Switzerland
15
Pi Recordings
New York, NY
16
Smoke Sessions Records
New York, NY
17
Concord Music Group
Beverly Hills, CA
18
Tzadik
New York, NY
19
Columbia Records
New York, NY
20
Prestige Records
Los Angeles, CA
21
Sunnyside Records
New York, NY
22
Resonance Records
Los Angeles, CA
23
Motéma Music
New York, NY
24
Criss Cross
Amsterdam, Netherlands
25
Atlantic Records
New York, NY
26
Ropeadope
Haddon Heights, NJ
27
Posi-Tone Records
Los Angeles, CA
28
Mosaic Records
Stamford, CT
29
Whirlwind Recordings
London, United Kingdom
31
Firehouse 12 Records
New Haven, CT
32
HighNote Records
New York, NY
33
SteepleChase Records
Copenhagen, Denmark
34
AUM Fidelity
Brooklyn, NY
35
Rune Grammofon
Oslo, Norway
36
Astral Spirits
Austin, TX
37
Riverside
Los Angeles, CA
38
Origin Records
Seattle, WA
39
Fresh Sound Records
Barcelona, Spain
40
Hubro Music
Oslo, Norway
41
Abstract Logix
Cary, NC
42
Greenleaf Music
New York, NY
43
Enja Records
Munich, Germany
44
Sony Music
New York, NY
45
Hat Hut Records
Basel, Switzerland
46
NoBusiness Records
Vilnius, Lithuania
47
Cellar Live
Burnaby, Canada
48
DGM Live
Beverly Hills, CA
49
TUM Records
Helsinki, Finland
50
Okeh
New York, NY
51
Original Jazz Classics
Los Angeles, CA
52
Relative Pitch Records
Plainsboro, NJ
54
CAM Jazz
Rome, Italy
55
Ubuntu Music
London, United Kingdom
56
Savant Records
New York, NY
57
Black Saint
Rome, Italy
58
ESP Disk
Brooklyn, NY
59
Brownswood Recordings
London, United Kingdom
60
Ronin Rhythm Records
Zurich, Switzerland
61
Ayler Records
Limours, France
62
CTI Records
Los Angeles, CA
63
Iapetus
Berlin , Germany
64
Pablo Records
Los Angeles, CA
65
Gondwana Records
Manchester, United Kingdom
66
Fantasy Jazz
Los Angeles, CA
67
Label Bleu
Amiens, France
68
Not Two Records
Krakow, Poland
69
GroundUP Music
Brooklyn, NY
70
We Jazz Records
Helsinki, Finland
71
Pyroclastic Records
New York, NY
72
Blue Engine Records
New York, NY
73
Jazzland Recordings
Oslo, Norway
74
RCA Records
New York, NY
75
Telarc Records
Cleveland, OH
76
Chopstick Records
Ghent, Belgium
78
Winter & Winter Records
Munich, Germany
79
Soul Note
Italy
80
Jazz In Britain
Woking, United Kingdom
82
Milestone
Los Angeles, CA
83
Strata-East Records
New York, NY
85
86
EMI Music
London, United Kingdom
87
OA2 Records
Seattle, WA
88
MPS
Hamburg, Germany
89
Screwgun Records
New York, NY
91
Warner Bros.
Burbank, CA
92
Unseen Rain Records
New York, NY
93
Losen Records
0604 Oslo, Norway
95
Verve Jazz Ensemble
New York, NY
96
Rhino
Burbank, CA
97
Outside in Music
New York, NY
98
La Buissonne
Pernes-les-fontaines, France
100
Auand Records
S.francesco D, Italy
1
Blue Note Records
New York, NY
2
MoonJune Records
New York, NY
3
Impulse! Records
Santa Monica, CA
4
Nonesuch Records
New York, NY
5
Verve Music Group
New York, NY
6
Mack Avenue Records
Harper Woods, MI
7
Cuneiform Records
Washington, DC
8
Pi Recordings
New York, NY
9
Smoke Sessions Records
New York, NY
10
Concord Music Group
Beverly Hills, CA
11
Tzadik
New York, NY
12
Columbia Records
New York, NY
13
Prestige Records
Los Angeles, CA
14
Sunnyside Records
New York, NY
15
Resonance Records
Los Angeles, CA
16
Motéma Music
New York, NY
17
Atlantic Records
New York, NY
18
Ropeadope
Haddon Heights, NJ
19
Posi-Tone Records
Los Angeles, CA
20
Mosaic Records
Stamford, CT
22
Firehouse 12 Records
New Haven, CT
23
HighNote Records
New York, NY
24
AUM Fidelity
Brooklyn, NY
25
Astral Spirits
Austin, TX
26
Riverside
Los Angeles, CA
27
Origin Records
Seattle, WA
28
Abstract Logix
Cary, NC
29
Greenleaf Music
New York, NY
30
Sony Music
New York, NY
31
DGM Live
Beverly Hills, CA
32
Okeh
New York, NY
33
Original Jazz Classics
Los Angeles, CA
34
Relative Pitch Records
Plainsboro, NJ
36
Savant Records
New York, NY
37
ESP Disk
Brooklyn, NY
38
CTI Records
Los Angeles, CA
39
Pablo Records
Los Angeles, CA
40
Fantasy Jazz
Los Angeles, CA
41
GroundUP Music
Brooklyn, NY
42
Pyroclastic Records
New York, NY
43
Blue Engine Records
New York, NY
44
RCA Records
New York, NY
45
Telarc Records
Cleveland, OH
47
Milestone
Los Angeles, CA
48
Strata-East Records
New York, NY
49
OA2 Records
Seattle, WA
50
Screwgun Records
New York, NY
51
Warner Bros.
Burbank, CA
52
Unseen Rain Records
New York, NY
54
Verve Jazz Ensemble
New York, NY
55
Rhino
Burbank, CA
56
Outside in Music
New York, NY
58
Summit Records
Tempe, AZ
59
1K Recordings
Philadelphia, PA
61
Northern Spy Records
Brooklyn, NY
62
Contemporary Records
Los Angeles, CA
63
Shifting Paradigm Records
Minneapolis, MN
65
New Braxton House
Newtown, CT
66
Aerophonic Records
Chicago, IL
67
Universal Music Group
Los Angeles, CA
69
Woodshedd Records
Orlando, FL
70
Audiographic Records
Chicago, IL
71
Capitol Records
Los Angeles, CA
72
Rounder Records
Nashville, TN
73
Whaling City Sound
Dartmouth, MA
74
Palmetto Records
New York, NY
76
Alligator Records
Chicago, IL
77
Legacy Recordings
New York, NY
78
79
80
Libra Records
Boston, MA
81
ears&eyes Records
Chicago, IL
82
Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs
Sebastopol , CA
83
Atavistic Records
Chicago, IL
84
Shanachie Records
Newton, NJ
85
MAXJAZZ
St. Louis, MO
86
Delmark Records
Chicago, IL
87
Basin Street Records
New Orleans, LA
88
7D Media
Seattle, WA
89
El Saturn
Philadelphia, PA
91
Gaucimusic
New York, NY
92
577 Records
Brooklyn, NY
93
Orenda Records
Los Angeles, CA
94
Uptown Records
Plattsburgh, NY
95
Thrill Jockey
Chicago, IL
96
Sam Records
New York City, NY
97
Colemine Records
Loveland, OH
98
Cedille
Chicago, IL
1
ECM Records
Gräfelfing, Germany
2
El Negocito Records
Ghent, Belgium
3
Clean Feed Records
Lisboa, Portugal
4
ACT Music
Munich, Germany
5
RareNoiseRecords
London, United Kingdom
6
Edition Records
Cardiff, United Kingdom
7
Intakt Records
Zurich, Switzerland
8
Criss Cross
Amsterdam, Netherlands
9
Whirlwind Recordings
London, United Kingdom
10
SteepleChase Records
Copenhagen, Denmark
11
Rune Grammofon
Oslo, Norway
12
Fresh Sound Records
Barcelona, Spain
13
Hubro Music
Oslo, Norway
14
Enja Records
Munich, Germany
15
Hat Hut Records
Basel, Switzerland
16
NoBusiness Records
Vilnius, Lithuania
17
Cellar Live
Burnaby, Canada
18
TUM Records
Helsinki, Finland
19
CAM Jazz
Rome, Italy
20
Ubuntu Music
London, United Kingdom
21
Black Saint
Rome, Italy
22
Brownswood Recordings
London, United Kingdom
23
Ronin Rhythm Records
Zurich, Switzerland
24
Ayler Records
Limours, France
25
Iapetus
Berlin , Germany
26
Gondwana Records
Manchester, United Kingdom
27
Label Bleu
Amiens, France
28
Not Two Records
Krakow, Poland
29
We Jazz Records
Helsinki, Finland
30
Jazzland Recordings
Oslo, Norway
31
Chopstick Records
Ghent, Belgium
32
Winter & Winter Records
Munich, Germany
33
Soul Note
Italy
34
Jazz In Britain
Woking, United Kingdom
37
38
EMI Music
London, United Kingdom
39
MPS
Hamburg, Germany
41
Losen Records
0604 Oslo, Norway
42
La Buissonne
Pernes-les-fontaines, France
44
Auand Records
S.francesco D, Italy
45
Rogue Art
Paris, France
46
Jazzwerkstatt
London, United Kingdom
47
A New Wave Of Jazz
Rotterdam, Netherlands
48
Discus Music
Truro, United Kingdom
49
NotTwo Records
Kraków, Poland
51
Esoteric Recordings
United Kingdom
52
Constellation
Montreal, Canada
53
Stunt Records/Sundance Music
Copenhagen, Denmark
55
Sdban Records
Ghent, Belgium
56
Laborie Records
Limoges, France
58
Rat Records
London, United Kingdom
59
Soul Jazz Records
London, United Kingdom
61
Fundacja Sluchaj
Warsaw, Poland
62
Igloo Records
Brussels, Belgium
63
Catalytic Sound
Oslo, Norway
64
Klein
Antwerpen, Belgium
66
Heartcore Records
Berlin, Germany
67
Ora Fonogram
Trondheim, Norway
68
Leo Records
Kingskerswell Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
69
Challenge Records
Amersfoort, Netherlands
71
Effendi Records
Montraal, Canada
72
Real World Records
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
73
Diatribe Records
Dublin, Ireland
76
BGO Records
Suffolk, United Kingdom
77
Pias Recordings
Brussels, Belgium
78
BBE Records
East Sussex, United Kingdom
79
Aspen Edities
2222 Itegem, Belgium
80
Harmonia Mundi
Paris, France
81
Yolk Records
Nantes, France
83
Jazz Vision Records
Rio de Janiero, Brazil
84
Deutsche Grammophon
Berlin, Germany
85
Justin Time Records
Montreal, Canada
86
Basho Records
London, United Kingdom
88
ILK Music
Copenhagen, Denmark
89
Voiceprint Records
United Kingdom
90
Double Moon Records
Köln , Germany
91
Intuition Records
55116 Mainz, Germany
92
Karisma Records
Bergen, Norway
93
Trost Records
Vienna, Austria
94
JazzVillage
Paris, France
95
Metropolis Music
Belgrade, Serbia
96
Tuk Music
Bologna, Italy
97
Gearbox Records
London, United Kingdom
98
Bedroom Community
Reykjavik, Iceland
99
GleAM Records
Lecce, Italy
100
Iluso Records
Perth, Australia

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