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Uptown Records is a jazz record label based in Champlain, New York.It was founded by Robert E. Sunenblick MD. (Bob Sunenblick) in 1981. Former seat has been in Harrington Park, New Jersey.
|Moore, Ralph||[NEVER ISSUED] see Reservoir Records|
|27.01||Joe Thomas||Raw Meat|
|27.02||J.R. Monterose||Live in Albany|
|27.03||John W. Bubbles||Back on Broadway|
|27.04||Beryl Booker||[NEVER ISSUED]|
|27.05||Paul Quinichette||[NEVER ISSUED]|
|27.06||J.R. Monterose & Tommy Flanagan||...And a Little Pleasure|
|27.07||Dickie Wells||Lonesome Road|
|27.08||Hod O'Brien||Bits and Pieces|
|27.10||Dave Schildkraut||[NEVER ISSUED]|
|27.11||Philly Joe Jones Dameronia||To Tadd with Love|
|27.12||Joe Thomas & Jay McShann||Blowin' in from K.C.|
|27.13||Haywood Henry||The Gentle Monster|
|27.14||Frank Wess & Johnny Coles||Two at the Top|
|27.15||Philly Joe Jones Dameronia||Look Stop Listen|
|27.16||Pepper Adams||Live at Fat Tuesday's|
|27.17||Don Sickler||The Music of Kenny Dorham|
|27.18||Charlie Rouse & Red Rodney||Social Call|
|27.19||Budd Johnson||Ole Dude and the Fundance Kid|
|27.20||Barry Harris||For the Moment|
|27.21||Buddy Tate & Al Grey||Just Jazz|
|27.22||Joe Puma||[NEVER ISSUED] see Reservoir Records|
|27.23||Don Joseph||One of a Kind|
|27.26||Kenny Barron||Autumn in New York|
|27.28||Carl Fontana||The Great Fontana|
|27.29||Tommy Flanagan||Nights at the Vanguard|
|27.30||Freddie Redd||Lonely City|
|27.31||Pepper Adams||The Adams Effect|
|27.32||Jimmy Gourley||The Left Bank of New York|
|27.33||Various Artists||An Uptown Christmas|
|27.34||Charlie Rouse & Sahib Shihab||Soul Mates|
|27.35||Chet Baker||Boston, 1954|
|27.36||Charlie Parker||Montreal, 1953|
|27.37||Densil Pinnock||I Waited for You|
|27.38||Serge Chaloff||Boston, 1950|
|27.39||Don Sickler||Night Watch|
|27.40||Sonny Clark||Oakland, 1955|
|27.41||Kenny Barron||New York Attitude|
|27.42||Charlie Parker||Boston, 1952|
|27.43||Jack Sheldon||Playing for Change|
|27.44||Dodo Marmarosa||Pittsburgh, 1958|
|27.45||Coleman Hawkins||Jamestown, NY, 1958|
|27.46||Lee Wiley||Music of Manhattan|
|27.47||Barry Harris||For the Moment|
|27.48||Charles Mingus||Charles 'Baron' Mingus|
|27.49||Allen Eager||In the Land of Oo-Bla-Dee|
|27.50||Charlie Rouse & Red Rodney||Social Call|
|27.51||Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie||Town Hall, New York City, June 22, 1945|
|27.84||Jeri Southern||Blue Note, Chicago, March 1956|
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