Whirlwind Recordings

London, United Kingdom
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Whirlwind Recordings

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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A Throw of Dice by The Silent Ensemble

Rez Abbasi
published: March 23, 2021

Everything All Of The Time: Kid A Revisited

Rick Simpson
published: January 26, 2021

Acadia: Way Of The Cairns

Patrick Cornelius
published: December 25, 2020

Road Tales - Live At London Jazz Festival

Jeff Williams
published: December 12, 2020

Trio Grande

Trio Grande
published: November 11, 2020

How Can We Wake?

Josephine Davies
published: November 09, 2020

How Can We Wake?

Josephine Davies
published: September 24, 2020


Rez Abbasi
published: August 31, 2020

Hero Trio

Rudresh Mahanthappa
published: August 24, 2020

Pivotal Arc

Quinsin Nachoff
published: August 18, 2020

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