|Distributor(s)||City Hall Records, NewArts International|
|Country of origin||U.S.|
|Official website|| originarts|
Origin Records is a jazz and classical music record label founded by drummer John Bishop in 1997.With the help of drummer Matt Jorgensen, Origin expanded its roster of musicians and added the labels OA2 and Origin Classical.
Founded in 1997 in Seattle, Washington by John Bishop, with technical help from his former student, New York drummer Matt Jorgensen, the label debuted on the web in 1998. After Jorgensen moved back to Seattle in 2002, the label quickly grew regional, national, and then international.
Origin Records added its sister jazz labels, OA2 Records, in June 2002 and a classical imprint, Origin Classical, in April 2008. In 2009, Origin was named Label of the Year by JazzWeek .
Since 2003, Origin has hosted Seattle's annual Ballard Jazz Festival. The festival was named "Northwest Concert of the Year" by Earshot magazine in 2005and has featured Sonny Fortune, Chano Dominguez, Gary Bartz, Lee Konitz with the Hal Galper Trio, Matt Wilson, Mike Stern, Bobby Broom, Eric Alexander, the Brian Blade Fellowship, and Joe Locke.
The Origin/OA2 catalog represents over 500 recordings from 300 artists, and releases 30-40 new albums a year.
|82747||Michael Waldrop||Origin Suite||2018|
|82746||John Stowell, Ulf Bandgren Quartet||Night Visitor||2017|
|82745||Eva Cortes||Crossing Borders||2017|
|82741||Josh Nelson||The Sky Remains||2017|
|82738||Hal Galper & the Youngbloods||Live at the Cota Jazz Festival||2017|
|82737||Carlos Vega||Bird's Up||2017|
|82734||John McLean & Clark Sommers Band||Parts Unknown||2017|
|82733||Tom Rizzo||Day and Night||2017|
|82732||Sarah Partridge||Bright Lights & Promises: Redefining Janis Ian||2017|
|82731||Matt Otto (with Ensemble Ibérica)||Ibérica||2017|
|82730||Oscar Hernández||The Art of Latin Jazz||2017|
|82729||Michael Zilber||Originals for the Originals||2017|
|82725||Tom Collier||Impulsive Illuminations||2016|
|82723||David Friesen Circle 3 Trio||Triple Exposure||2016|
|82722||John Moulder||Earthborn Tales of Souland Spirit||2016|
|82721||Jason Hainsworth||Third Ward Stories||2016|
|82720||Tim Davies Big Band||The Expensive Train Set||2016|
|82719||Anthony Branker||Beauty Within||2016|
|82718||Allison Adams Tucker||Wanderlust||2016|
|82717||John Stowell/Michael Zilber||Basement Blues||2016|
|82715||Corey Christiansen||Factory Girl||2016|
|82714||Dan Cray||Outside In||2016|
|82713||Joel Miller, Sienna Dahlen||Dream Cassette||2016|
|82712||Les Demerle||Comin' Home Baby||2016|
|82711||Marcos Varela||San Ygnacio||2016|
|82710||Scott Reeves||Portraits and Places||2016|
|82708||Carlos Vega||Bird's Ticket||2016|
|82707||Ray Vega & Thomas Marriott||Return of the East-West Trumpet Summit||2016|
|82705||Roxy Coss||Restless Idealism||2016|
|82704||David Friesen and Glen Moore||Bactrian||2015|
|82703||Tom Collier||Across the Bridge||2015|
|82702||Emma Larsson||Sing to the Sky||2015|
|82701||Geof Bradfield||Our Roots||2015|
|82700||Ben Paterson||For Once in My Life||2015|
|82698||Laurie Antonioli and Richie Beirach||Varuna||2015|
|82696||Clay Giberson||Minga Minga||2015|
|82695||Nick Finzer||The Chase||2015|
|82694||Jack Perla||Enormous Changes||2015|
|82691||Tom Collier||Alone in the Studio||2015|
|82690||Michael Waldrop Big Band||Time Within Itself||2015|
|82689||Sarah Partridge||I Never Thought I'd Be Here||2015|
|82688||Lucas Pino||No Net Nonet||2015|
|82687||Josh Nelson||Exploring Mars||2015|
|82686||Scott Hesse||The Stillness of Motion||2015|
|82685||The H2 Big Big Band||It Could Happen||2015|
|82684||John Stowell/Michael Zilber||Live Beauty||2015|
|82683||Chad McCullough & Bram Weijters||Abstract Quantities||2015|
|82681||George Colligan & Theoretical Planets||Risky Notion||2015|
|82680||Marc Seales||American Songs, Volume 3: Time & Place||2015|
|22144||Errol Rackipov Group||Distant Dreams||2017|
|22143||Paul Tynan & Aaron Lington||Bicoastal Collective: Chapter Five||2017|
|22142||Mason Razavi||Quartet Plus, Volume 2||2017|
|22141||Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra||Invitation||2017|
|22140||Tom Dempsey & Tim Ferguson Quartet||Waltz New||2017|
|22139||Ben Markley Big Band||Clockwise: The Music of Cedar Walton||2017|
|22136||Erik Jekabson||A Brand New Take||2016|
|22135||Shawn Maxwell||Shawn Maxwell's New Tomorrow||2016|
|22134||Afro Bop Alliance||Revelation||2016|
|22133||Cheryl Fisher||Quietly There||2016|
|22132||Will Goble||Consider the Blues||2016|
|22131||New Standard Jazz Orchestra||Waltz About Nothing||2016|
|22130||Alex Goodman||Border Crossing||2016|
|22129||Daria||Strawberry Fields Forever||2016|
|22128||Danny Green||Altered Narratives||2016|
|22127||Raul Agraz||Between Brothers||2016|
|22126||Svetlana and the Delancey Five||Night at the Speakeasy||2016|
|22124||Jeff Jenkins||The Arrival||2015|
|22123||Hans Luchs||Time Never Pauses||2015|
|22122||Ben Winkelman Trio||The Knife||2015|
|22121||Juli Wood||Synkkä Metsä||2015|
|22120||Electric Squeezebox Orchestra||Cheap Ren||2015|
|22119||Michael Kocour||Wherever You Go, There You Are||2015|
|22117||Barney McClure||Show Me!||2015|
|22114||Rich Pellegrin||Episodes IV-VI||2014|
|22113||Danny Green||After the Calm||2014|
|22111||Gordon Lee with the Mel Brown Septet||Tuesday Night||2014|
|22110||Paul Tynan & Aaron Lington||Bicoastal Collective: Chapter Four||2014|
|22109||Mark Buselli||Untold Stories||2014|
|22108||Nelda Swiggett||Blue-Eyed Painted Lady||2014|
|22107||Chris Parker||Full Circle||2014|
|22106||Jim Olsen||We See Stars||2014|
|22103||Florian Hoefner||Falling Up||2013|
|22101||Chris Amemiya & Jazz Coalescence||In the Rain Shadow||2013|
|22100||Steve Owen||Stand Up Eight||2013|
|33025||Michael Waldrop||Time Frames||2021|
|33023||Aaron Lington||Secondary Impressions||2019|
|33019||Cherie Hughes and Roberto Limon||On My People||2015|
|33018||Jim Knapp & Scrape||Approaching Vyones||2013|
|33017||Idit Shner||Le Merle Noir||2013|
|33016||Yumiko Endo Schlaffer||Rhapsodie||2013|
|33014||Doug Lofstrom||Concertino: The Music of Doug Lofstrom||2012|
|33013||Tom Collier||Plays Haydn, Mozart, Telemann and Others||2012|
|33012||Douglas Detrick's Anywhen Ensemble||Rivers Music||2011|
|33011||Free Range Saxophone Quartet||Fireflies||2011|
|33010||Brian Chin||Universal Language||2010|
|33009||Tom Collier||Mallet Fantastique||2010|
|33008||Idit Shner & Yumiko Endo Schlaffer||Fissures: 20th Century Music for Saxophone and Harp||2010|
|33007||John Adler||Confronting Inertia||2009|
|33006||Jim Gailloreto Jazz String Quintet||American Complex||2009|
|33005||Daniel Barry||Music of the Spheres||2009|
|33004||Linda Tsatsanis & John Lenti||And I Remain: Three Love Stories||2009|
|33003||Florie Rothenberg||Voices of Trees||2008|
|33002||Chris Walden||Chris Walden: Symphony No. 1 – The Four Elements||2008|
|33001||Seattle Trumpet Consort||After Baroque: Music for the Natural Trumpet||2008|
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