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Norgran Records was an American jazz record label in Los Angeles founded by Norman Granz in 1953.wikipedia
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Norman Granz

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Norgran Records was an American jazz record label in Los Angeles founded by Norman Granz in 1953.
He was the founder of five record labels: Clef, Norgran, Down Home, Verve and Pablo.

Verve Records

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It became part of Verve Records, which Granz created in 1956.
It absorbed the catalogues of Granz's earlier labels, Clef Records, founded in 1946, Norgran Records, founded in 1953, and material previously licensed to Mercury Records.

Louie Bellson

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During the 1950s, he played with the Dorsey Brothers, Jazz at the Philharmonic, acted as Bailey's music director, and recorded as a leader for Norgran Records and Verve Records.

The Swinging Buddy Rich

The first 6 tracks were released on a 10-inch Norgran Records LP in 1954.

Interpretations by the Stan Getz Quintet

Interpretations by the Stan Getz Quintet is an album by saxophonist Stan Getz recorded in 1953 which was the first 12-inch LP release on the Norgran label in 1954.

Afro (album)

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Afro is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie recorded in 1954 and originally released on the Norgran label.

Alone Together (Benny Carter album)

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The album was recorded in 1952 and released by Norgran Records.

King of the Tenors

The Consummate Artistry of Ben Webster
King of the Tenors is an album by American jazz saxophonist Ben Webster featuring tracks recorded in 1953 for the Norgran label and originally released as The Consummate Artistry of Ben Webster (MGN 1001).

Benny Carter

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Kenny Drew and His Progressive Piano

Kenny Drew and His Progressive Piano (also released as The Modernity of Kenny Drew) is a 12" LP record album by American jazz pianist Kenny Drew containing sessions recorded in 1953 and 1954 (some of which were originally released as a 10" LP The Ideation of Kenny Drew) and released on the Norgran label.

Music for Loving

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Music for Loving is an album by American jazz saxophonist Ben Webster with tracks recorded in 1954 and released by Norgran in 1955.

Jazz Original

Bud Powell '57
Jazz Original, also known as Bud Powell '57, is a studio album by jazz pianist Bud Powell, released in 1955 by Norgran, featuring sessions that Powell recorded at Fine Sound Studios in New York in 1954 and 1955.

Lester Young

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In 1952 he was featured on Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio, released in 1954 on Norgran.

Benny Carter Plays Pretty

Benny Carter Plays Pretty (also released as Moonglow) is an album by American jazz saxophonist Benny Carter that was recorded in 1954 and released by Norgran Records.

The Creative Teddy Wilson

The Creative Teddy Wilson (also released as For Quiet Lovers) is a studio album by American jazz pianist Teddy Wilson featuring performances recorded in 1955 for the Norgran label.

Dizzy and Strings

Diz Big Band
Dizzy and Strings (also released as Diz Big Band) is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie recorded in 1954 and originally released on the Norgran label.

Stan Getz Plays

Stan Getz Plays is an album by saxophonist Stan Getz recorded in 1952 and first released on the Norgran label in 1955.

Buddy Rich

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Anita O'Day

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What secured O'Day's place in the jazz pantheon, however, were the 17 albums she recorded for Norman Granz's Norgran and Verve labels between 1952 and 1962.

Harry Edison

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