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Dial

Edward Komara

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2013 |
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Record company. Dial Records was founded in 1946 in Hollywood, California by Ross Russell (1909–2000) with the assistance of lawyer Marvin Freeman. It was established to record bebop jazz, with Charlie Parker as its central artist. From 1946 through 1948 it held 16 recording sessions, with Parker (with sidemen Miles Davis and Max Roach), Dizzy Gillespie, Howard McGhee, Serge Chaloff (with fellow Woody Herman bandmembers), Erroll Garner, Earl Coleman, Dexter Gordon, Wardell Gray, and Dodo

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Subjects: Music

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