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Norman Granz

Norman Granz (August 6, 1918 – November 22, 2001) was an American jazz music impresario.

Granz was a fundamental figure in American jazz, especially from about 1947 to 1960. He was the founder of five record labels: Clef, Norgran, Down Home, Verve and Pablo. Granz was acknowledged as "the most successful impresario in the history of jazz". Granz is also known for his anti-racist position and for integrating audiences.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 6th, 1918 (Los Angeles), Died November 22nd, 2001 (Geneva)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: session supervisor

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Philo P1000A 12-in. July 1942 Body and Soul Lester Young Trio Instrumental trio session supervisor  
Philo P1000B 12-in. July 1942 Indiana Lester Young Trio Instrumental trio session supervisor  
Philo P1001A 12-in. July 1942 Tea for two Lester Young Trio Instrumental trio session supervisor  
Philo P1001B 12-in. July 1942 I can't get started Lester Young Trio Instrumental trio session supervisor  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Granz, Norman," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105390.

Granz, Norman. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105390.

"Granz, Norman." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105390

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