Jasmine Records

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Jasmine Records is a London-based record label that specialises in jazz reissues. [1]

A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. Sometimes, a record label is also a publishing company that manages such brands and trademarks, coordinates the production, manufacture, distribution, marketing, promotion, and enforcement of copyright for sound recordings and music videos, while also conducting talent scouting and development of new artists, and maintaining contracts with recording artists and their managers. The term "record label" derives from the circular label in the center of a vinyl record which prominently displays the manufacturer's name, along with other information. Within the mainstream music industry, recording artists have traditionally been reliant upon record labels to broaden their consumer base, market their albums, and be both promoted and heard on music streaming services, radio, and television. Record labels also provide publicists, who assist performers in gaining positive media coverage, and arrange for their merchandise to be available via stores and other media outlets.

In the music industry, a reissue is the release of an album or single which has been released at least once before, sometimes with alterations or additions.

History

The label was founded in 1982 as part of Hasmick Promotions. The label began by issuing LPs and cassettes of jazz and popular vocalists, [2] but diversified to country and western in 1985. [1] In 1990, the label released their first compact disc. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Jasmine Records (2010). "About Us". Hasmick Promotions. Retrieved 4 December 2010.
  2. All Record Labels (2008). "Jasmine Records". Northern Lights. Retrieved 4 December 2010.