|Genre||Free Jazz, Jazz|
|Country of origin||FR|
|Official website|| www|
Marge Records or Futura Marge was a jazz record label created in France in 1973 by Gérard Terronès as a continuation of Futura Records. The label changed its name in 2018 to Futura Marge.
Joseph Rudolph "Philly Joe" Jones was an American jazz drummer.
James Marcellus Arthur "Sunny" Murray was one of the pioneers of the free jazz style of drumming.
Roy Owen Haynes is an American jazz drummer. He is among the most recorded drummers in jazz. In a career lasting nearly 80 years, he has played swing, bebop, jazz fusion, avant-garde jazz and is considered a pioneer of jazz drumming. "Snap Crackle" was a nickname given to him in the 1950s.
Henry Grimes was an American jazz double bassist and violinist.
Theodore Curson was an American jazz trumpeter.
Herman Davis "Dave" Burrell is an American jazz pianist. He has played with many jazz musicians including Archie Shepp, Pharoah Sanders, Marion Brown and David Murray.
Alan Silva is an American free jazz double bassist and keyboard player.
Hamid Drake is an American jazz drummer and percussionist.
Mark Helias is an American jazz double bass player and composer born in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Cameron Langdon Brown is an American jazz double bassist known for his association with the Don Pullen/George Adams Quartet.
Georges Arvanitas was a French jazz pianist and organist.
John Betsch is an American jazz drummer.
Norris Jones, better known as Sirone was an American jazz bassist and composer.
The New York Contemporary Five was an avant-garde jazz ensemble active from the summer of 1963 to the spring of 1964. It has been described as "a particularly noteworthy group during its year of existence -- a pioneering avant-garde combo" and "a group which, despite its... short lease on life, has considerable historical significance." Author Bill Shoemaker wrote that the NYCF was "one of the more consequential ensembles of the early 1960s." John Garratt described them as "a meteor that streaked by too fast."
Bernard Vitet was a French trumpeter, multi-instrumentist and composer, co-founder of the first free jazz band in France (1964) together with François Tusques, Michel Portal Unit (1972) and Un Drame Musical Instantané with Jean-Jacques Birgé and Francis Gorgé in 1976.
West Wind Records was a jazz record label that released albums by many notable musicians during the 1980s. Some of these albums were previously issued on labels such as Circle Records.
Futura Records is a French record company and jazz record label founded in 1969 by Gérard Terronès. Marge Records is a notable subsidiary label. The label changed its name in 2018 into Futura Marge.
The Big Picture is an album by American jazz saxophonist Rob Brown recorded in 2003 and released on the French Marge label. It features a quartet with trumpeter Roy Campbell, bassist Willam Parker and drummer Hamid Drake. These four musicians were in Paris to play at the 2003 edition of the Sons d'Hiver festival with two different bands: Campbell's Pyramid Trio and Parker's Raining on the Moon quintet, and producer Gérard Terronès got them into the studio.
Alain Jean-Marie is a French jazz pianist.
Sophia Domancich is a French pianist and jazz composer.