Enja RecordsEnja Records

Landshuter Allee 25 Rgb
Munich, 80637
49 (0) 89 18006331
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ENJA was founded in 1971 by Matthias Winckelmann and Horst Weber in Munich, Germany. They established the label with borrowed money, recorded a concert of Mal Waldron in Munich and sold the licenses to Japan. Early ENJA artists have been e.g. Albert Mangelsdorff and the Japanese trumpet player Terumasa Hino. The intention behind the label was to focus on modern European jazz music (ENJA stands for European New Jazz). But soon, they also offered a variety of international productions. The catalogue contained artists like John Scofield, Chet Baker, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie and Gene Ammons

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