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Origin Records


8649 Island Drive South
Seattle, WA 98118
ph. 206-781-2589


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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All Reviews

  1. Day and Night Tom Rizzo
    Day and Night
    May 18, 2017
  2. Parts Unknown John McLean / Clark Sommers Band
    Parts Unknown
    May 06, 2017
  3. Bright Lights & Promises: Redefining Janis Ian Sarah Partridge
    Bright Lights & Promises: Redefining Janis Ian
    April 14, 2017
  4. Iberica Matt Otto with Ensemble Iberica
    March 08, 2017
  5. Esse Gustavo Cortinas Snapshot
    March 05, 2017
  6. San Ygnacio Marcos Varela
    San Ygnacio
    February 10, 2017
  7. Rumbler Bill Anschell
    January 02, 2017
  8. Triple Exposure David Friesen Circle 3 Trio
    Triple Exposure
    November 30, 2016
  9. Impulsive Illuminations Tom Collier
    Impulsive Illuminations
    October 28, 2016
  10. Pastures Clay Giberson
    October 26, 2016

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