Origin Records

8649 Island Drive South
Seattle, WA 98118
ph. 206-781-2589
em. [email protected]



Origin Records

Origin Records / OA2 Records / Origin Classical, All About Jazz: Seattle, and the Ballard Jazz Festival.

Origin Records was created in the fall of 1997 by Seattle drummer John Bishop to help in the design, production and distribution of jazz recordings made by his own groups and by artists he's known or worked with over his 25 years of performing.

With a great amount of early and continuing help from his former student, webmaster and New York drummer Matt Jorgensen, the label debuted on the web in 1998 and has grown steadily. With Matt's move back to Seattle in 2002, the focus has been to expand distribution, performing and recording opportunities for Origin artists as well as making developed resources available to a wider group of artists.

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  1. Live At The Berlin Philharmonic 1977 Hal Galper Quintet
    Live At The Berlin Philharmonic 1977
    January 20, 2021
  2. Cranbrook Christmas Jazz Rodney Whitaker with the Christ Church Cranbrook Choir
    Cranbrook Christmas Jazz
    January 15, 2021
  3. Second Wave Meridian Odyssey
    Second Wave
    January 12, 2021
  4. Testimony David Friesen with orchestra and quartet
    January 02, 2021
  5. The Poets Are Gathering Benjamin Boone
    The Poets Are Gathering
    December 31, 2020
  6. Brooklyn Eye Joachim Mencel
    Brooklyn Eye
    November 15, 2020
  7. Testimony David Friesen With Orchestra And Quartet
    November 12, 2020
  8. Signals Trio Linguae
    September 22, 2020
  9. Trapeze Scenes
    September 05, 2020
  10. A Wake of Sorrows Engulfed in Rage Alain Mallet Mutt Slang 2
    A Wake of Sorrows Engulfed in Rage
    July 29, 2020

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