Stomp Off

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Stomp Off Records
Founded1980 (1980)
FounderBob Erdos
Genre Jazz, ragtime
Country of originU.S.
Location York, Pennsylvania
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Stomp Off is an American jazz record company and label founded in 1980 by Bob Erdos in York, Pennsylvania. [1] [2] The label's first release was Feelin' Devilish by Waldo's Gutbucket Serenaders. [3]


It was described in 1986 as concentrating on "jazz in the styles of the 1920s or earlier, as played by contemporary musicians." [2] Up to then, the recordings were released on LP only. [2] The roster soon covered musicians from the US, Europe, and Japan. [3]

Erdos died on March 25, 2017. [4] By that time, the label had released more than 430 albums, 80 of which were available by digital download. [4]


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