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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David Friesen & Bob Ravenscroft
published: April 25, 2021

Push The Limits

Ben Patterson
published: April 14, 2021

Home at Last

Amit Friedman
published: April 13, 2021

Rain Painting

John Stowell & Dan Dean
published: February 24, 2021

Rain Painting

John Stowell / Dan Dean
published: February 23, 2021

New Normal

Greg Yasinitsky YAZZ Band
published: February 18, 2021

Live At The Berlin Philharmonic 1977

Hal Galper Quintet
published: January 20, 2021

Cranbrook Christmas Jazz

Rodney Whitaker with the Christ Church Cranbrook Choir
published: January 15, 2021

Second Wave

Meridian Odyssey
published: January 12, 2021


David Friesen with orchestra and quartet
published: January 02, 2021

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