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Encyclopedia > Xanadu Records

Xanadu Records was a jazz music record label specializing in bebop throughout the 1970s and 1980s founded by Don Schlitten, recording and issuing recordings by some legendary names in jazz music such as Dexter Gordon, Al Cohn, Sonny Criss, Shorty Rogers, Charles McPherson, Jimmy Raney, Art Pepper, Ted Dunbar, Bob Mover, Dolo Coker, Barry Harris, Terry Gibbs and many more. For other article subjects named Jazz see jazz (disambiguation). ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Bebop is a form of jazz characterized by fast tempos and improvisation based on harmonic structure rather than melody. ... Dexter (Keith) Gordon (February 27, 1923 - April 25, 1990) was a New York tenor saxophone musician. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... William Sonny Criss (October 23, 1927 - November 19, 1977) was an American jazz musician. ... Shorty Rogers was a west coast jazz musician born April 14, 1924. ... There are two notable people named Charles McPherson: Charles McPherson, a jazz saxophonist Charles Duncan McPherson, a cabinet minister in Manitoba This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Jimmy Raney (born August 20, 1927 in Louisville, Kentucky; died May 10, 1995 in Louisville) was a jazz guitarist. ... Arthur Edward Pepper, Jr. ... Ted Dunbar (born 1937 in Port Arthur, Texas; died June 12, 1998) was a jazz guitarist, educator, and writer. ... Mover, Bob (Robert) Alto, Tenor and Soprano Saxophone, Vocalist. ... 2002 Recording For the dance music performer and DJ, see Barry Harris (DJ). ... Terry Gibbs (1924 - ) is an American jazz vibraphonist and band leader. ...

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