Record labels

An explanation of the record label abbreviations used in the discography.

Abbreviation Record Label
(F)RCA French RCA
20thC 20th Century
A-Vi A Vision
AFRS Armed Forces Radio Service
AR Aarhus Rundskue
ASV ASV Living Era
AcH Ace of Hearts
Adj Anthologie du Jazz
Af Affinity
Ai Aircheck
Al Alto
Ar Ariston
Arp Arpeggio
At Atlantic
Att Attic
Av Avid
Az Azure
BD Blu Disc
BFR Bear Family Records
BJ Black Jack
BL Blue Label
BM Blue Moon
BMG BMG
BN Blue Note
BR Bandstand Records
Ba Banner
Bb Bluebird
Be Bethlehem
Bi Biltmore
Bja Blu Jazz
Bl Bluebell
Bo Bonsard
Br Brunswick
Bs Bandstand
Bu Buddah
By Byg
CBS Columbia Broadcasting System
CC Collector's Classics
CCJ Collection Cabu Jazz
CCh Collectors Choice
CCo Compact Collection
CDC CD Card Company
CR Canby Records
CRC Cornell Rhythm Club
CS Contemporary Sound
CSP Columbia Special Products
Ca Caracol
CaR Caprice Records
Cap Capitol
Cd Camden
CdC CD Collectibles
Ce Century
Ch Charley
Ci Circle
Cl Creole
Cl (F) Classics
Cm Camay
Co Columbia
CoTr Columbia Tristar
Com Comet
Cp Capitol
Cr Crescendo
Cs Cosmopolitan
Ct Contact
DBD Dance Band Days
DC Discos Continental
DE Drive Entertainment
DETS D.E.T.S.
DJ Doctor Jazz
DRC Dooji Record Club
De Decca
DeM Decca MCA
Df Definitive
Di Discovery
Dis Diskey
Dk Duke Records
Dl Delta
Dr Dreyfus
Ds Desor
Dt Document
Du Durium
Dy Dynamic
E1 Europe 1
EMI EMI
ER Extreme Rarities
EV Eagle Vision
Ea Emarcy
Ec Echo Jazz
Ej Enja
El Ellington
Em Ember
En Enigma
Eo Emporio
Ep Epic
Ev Everybodys
F Flying Dutchman
FDC For Discriminate Collectors
FEEC Field Enterprises Educ. Corp.
FMRS Franklin Mint Recording Soc.
FR Family Records
FS Fresh Sound
Fa Fantasy
Ff Fanfair
Fk Folkways Records
Fm Fairmont
Fo Foxy
GC Grinnell College
GE Golden Era
GS Guest Star
Ga Gambit Records
Ge Gennett
GoJ Giants of Jazz
Gp Gaps
Gt Gotham
Gy Good Year
HMV His Master's Voice
HS Hollywood Soundstage
Ha Harmony
He Hep Records
Hi History
HnS Hot'n Sweet
HoF Hall of Fame
HoW Hit of the Week
Hs Hindsight
Hu Hurricane
IAJRC Int. Assoc. Of Jazz Record Collectors
IGDJ I Giganti del Jazz
IJ Impro-Jazz
IMDJ I Maestri del Jazz
Im Impulse!
J&J Jazz & Jazz
JA Jazz Archives
JB Jazz Band
JBP Jean B. Piazzano
JBi J-Bird
JC Jazz Connoisseur
JCl Jazz Club
JD Jazz Doctor
JG Jazz Guild
JH Jazz House
JHP Jerry Haendiges Productions
JI Jazz Information
JL Jazz Legacy
JM Jazz Moderne
JMY Jazz Music Yesterday
JO Jazz Oracle
JP Jazz Panorama
JRC JRC Inc
JS Jazz Supreme
JSo Jazz Society
JT Jazz Track
JU Jazz Unlimited
JW Jazz world
Jic Jazz Icons
Jo Joyce
Jpo Jazz Portraits
Jt Jazz Beat
Jup Jazz Up
Jz Jazzy
JzA Jazz Anthology
JzM Jazz Masters
KJ Koch Jazz
Kaz Kaz Records
Kl Klon
Ko Koala
KoJ Kings of Jazz
LJ Lonehill Jazz
LLr Louis La Rue
LMR LMR
LRC LRC
LSR Lost Secret Records
Ld London
Li Liberty
Lt Limelight
Lu Lucky
M&A Music & Arts
MC Marshall Cavendish
MCA MCA
MCPS Music Copyright Protection Society
MD Music DeLuxe
MFD M.F. Distribution
MJ Musica Jazz
MM Music Masters
MP Marlor Productions
MPS MPS
MR Moon Records
MSS Master Sound System
Ma Master
Mc Musicraft
Me Membran
Mg Magic
Mi Milan
Ml Melotone
Mm Magma
Mn Magnetic
Mo Montage
MoJ Masters of Jazz (Media 7)
Mr Marriott
Mt Merritt
Mu Musicraft
Mx Montreux
NG National Guard
NI Natashua Imports
NSP New Sound Planet
NTR Neon Tonic Records
Na Naxos
Ne Neatwork
Ni Nimbus
Nw Neatwork
OC Optimum Classics
ONN ONN
Od Odeon
Ok Okeh
Or Oriole
Oz Ozone 12
P30 Palm 30
PA Pristine Audio
PC Palm Club
PLC Prism Leisure Corp.
PM Portrait Masters
PP Past Perfect
Pa Parlophone
Pb Pablo
Pe Perfect
Ph Phontastic
Pi Pirate
Pk Pickwick
Pm Paramount
Po Poljazz
Pr Prestige
Pri Prima
Pt Pathé
Pu Pumpkin
Pv Privateer
QD Queen Disc
QL Quantum Leap
RB Red Baron
RC Rocking Chair
RCA RCA Victor
RCA-B RCA-Bluebird
RTE RTE Europe 1
Ra Raretone
Rdi Reader's Digest
Re Reprise
Ret Retrieval
Ri Riverside
Rl Roulette
Rm Radlex Music
Ro Rosetta Records
Rp Retrospective
Rre Rare Records
Rt Rarities
Ry Ryko
SD Steiner Davis
SE Special Editions
SG Sounds Great
SH Swing House
SK Sister Elizabeth Kenny Foundation
SR Stardust Records
ST Swing Treasury
STJ Sarpe Top Jazz
Sa Saja
Sb Sunbeam
Sd Soundies
SdS Solid State
Sdi Session Disc
Se Sesac Recordings
Si Signature
Sk Skata
Sn Sunbeam
So Soundcraft
SoP Stars on Parade
Sp Spokane
Ss Status
St Standard Programme Library
Sta Status
Su Sunburst
Sv Storyville
Sw Swing
TCB TCB
TCM Turner Classic Movies
TJ Top Jazz
TJC The Jazz Collection
TLi Time-Life
TOM The Old Masters
TSC The Smithsonian Collection
TSP Treasury Star Parade
Tc Tetco
Te Temple
Tg Tring
Ti Timex
ToE Toshiba EMI
Tr Trema
Ts Tristar
Tx Tax
UA United Artists
UJ Unique Jazz
Uao United Audio
Un Universal
UnA United Archives
UtD Up to Date
VAI Video Artists international
VD V-Disc
VJ Vee Jay
VJC Vintage Jazz Classics
VV View Video
Va Variety
VaS Varèse Sarabande
Ve Verve
Vg Vogue
Vi Victor
Vo Vocalion
VoA Voice of America
WEA WEA
WL White Label
WRC World Record Club
WW West Wind
Wa Warwick
Wo World Programme Service
Z Zillion