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Whirlwind Recordings is a musician-owned and operated, London-based indie that has released an eclectic catalogue of over 110 albums since its inception in 2010. The label provides a platform for showcasing adventurous & visceral music that spans genres, is rooted in originality and has a key emphasis on the improvised. The artists on the label range from established masters to guiding lights of their generation to undiscovered stars in the making.

“Whirlwind Recordings gives modern jazz a fresh, new face. The label’s inspired roster of talent bridges genres, instruments and generations—a testament to founder Michael Janisch’s insight into not only where jazz has been, but where it’s headed.” Downbeat Magazine

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Jo Lawry
published: February 12, 2024 | views: 294


Lakecia Benjamin
published: November 20, 2023 | views: 451

Ginger's Hollow

Linley Hamilton
published: June 07, 2023 | views: 3,868

Faithful One

Sultan Stevenson
published: March 14, 2023 | views: 3,725


Lakecia Benjamin
published: February 28, 2023 | views: 2,426


Jo Lawry
published: February 23, 2023 | views: 3,934

SAAM (Spanish American Art Museum)

Marta Sanchez
published: January 20, 2023 | views: 759


Lakecia Benjamin
published: January 07, 2023 | views: 8,240

Spirit To All

Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet
published: October 17, 2022 | views: 1,312

Seismic Shift

John Escreet
published: October 10, 2022 | views: 4,327

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Bekhayal (Without A Thought)

From the album Charm
Rez Abbasi
June 23, 2023 | Listens: 2,255

Django's Castle

From the album Django-shift
Rez Abbasi
January 14, 2021 | Listens: 2,296

Mystery Rising

From the album A Throw Of Dice
Rez Abbasi
October 16, 2019 | Listens: 2,270

Path of Totality

From the album Path of Totality
Quinsin Nachoff
February 15, 2019 | Listens: 2,712


From the album Heaven Steps to Seven
New York Standards Quartet
October 30, 2018 | Listens: 2,719

Clairvoyant Jest

From the album Quinsin Nachoff's Ethereal Trio
Quinsin Nachoff
June 12, 2017 | Listens: 4,558

Scenes and Sounds

From the album Counteraction
March 24, 2017 | Listens: 4,245

Bio Active

From the album Never Group
Zhenya Strigalev
April 12, 2016 | Listens: 4,248


From the album String Theory
February 11, 2015 | Listens: 5,171

All The Things You Are

From the album First Meeting: Live in London, Volume 1
Michael Janisch
January 3, 2015 | Listens: 8,029

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