Candid Record is proud to announce the release of another gem by the legendary Count Basie Orchestra: "Basie Swings The Blues", which will be out on CD & Digital on September 15th, and on Vinyl later in the autumn.

In the great tradition of the classic Basie Swings albums, The Count Basie Orchestra is proud to step into the world of the blues with an exceptional collection of collaborations on...

Candid Record is announcing another remastered reissue of one of the masterpieces of its catalogue: "The Classic Quartet" by Thelonious Monk. Originally recorded in 1963 and now remastered by Award Winning Engineer Bernie Grundman, "The Classic Quartet" is being released for the first time on vinyl in over 35 years.

At the time of this recording, Thelonious Monk was at both a creative and critical peak. He had recently signed...

Candid Records is proud to announce the winning of two GRAMMY Awards. Congratulations to Terri Lyne Carrington, who won the GRAMMY Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Album for her groundbreaking project, new STANDARDS Vol. 1. And congratulations to Wayne Shorter & Leo Genovese, who won Best Improvised Jazz Solo for “Endangered Species,” from Live At The Detroit Jazz Festival, by the quartet of Shorter, Carrington, Genovese and...

The iconic jazz label Candid Records, established in 1960 featuring a back catalogue of some of the most acclaimed jazz and blues artists of all time, today announces its official relaunch with the release of legendary recordings by Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Abbey Lincoln, and Otis Spann.

Originally recorded in 1960-61, these reissues, produced by the label’s head of A&R Nat Hentoff, have been remastered by award-winning audio...