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Mack Avenue Records

Maintained by Nick Venti

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19900 Harper Ave.
Harper Woods, MI 48225
ph. 1-888-640-6225

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Mack Avenue Records

Founded in the late 1990’s in Detroit, Michigan, Mack Avenue Records’ beginnings were conceived out of a genuine love for jazz and the artists that create it. Gretchen Valade, the label’s founder, sat at the grand piano in her living room composing Nat King Cole and Peggy Lee–inspired vocal charts and wanted to find a way to get them recorded. In that moment Mack Avenue was born. The label’s first few recordings spotlighted both young talent and storied jazz veterans, a mix which contributed to our artistic philosophy in the years that followed.

With new recordings by George Shearing, Gerald Wilson, OscarCastro-Neves, Terry Gibbs and a handful of newcomers, passion guided our early agenda and shortly a business infrastructure emerged to match it. Creatively we were driven by the idea that we could be a partner to highly-acclaimed established artists looking to further their careers and, at the same time, nurture the next generation of jazz’s undiscovered greats. Soon, Mack Avenue’s releases were being noticed globally for their attention to artistic merit as well as sonic and visual quality.

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  1. Convergence Warren Wolf
    Convergence (August 20, 2016)
  2. Tocororo Alfredo Rodriguez
    Tocororo (June 14, 2016)
  3. Looking Forward Looking Back Symphonic Jazz Orchestra
    Looking Forward Looking Back (June 03, 2016)
  4. Brian Bromberg Brian Bromberg
    Brian Bromberg (May 28, 2016)
  5. Arclight Julian Lage
    Arclight (May 25, 2016)
  6. Arclight Julian Lage
    Arclight (March 05, 2016)
  7. Arclight Julian Lage
    Arclight (March 04, 2016)
  8. Let’s Get Lost Cyrille Aimee
    Let’s Get Lost (January 25, 2016)
  9. Space Time Continuum Aaron Diehl
    Space Time Continuum (November 12, 2015)
  10. Children of the Light Danilo Perez, John Patitucci, Brian Blade
    Children of the Light (October 22, 2015)
  11. Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival - 2014 Mack Avenue Superband
    Live From The Detroit Jazz Festival - 2014 (October 15, 2015)
  12. Duets Kevin Eubanks, Stanley Jordan
    Duets (April 10, 2015)
  13. Duets Kevin Eubanks & Stanley Jordan
    Duets (April 01, 2015)
  14. Jimmy Greene: A Beautiful Life Jimmy Greene
    Jimmy Greene: A Beautiful Life (February 09, 2015)
  15. UP The Stanley Clarke Band
    UP (January 22, 2015)
  16. Room Nels Cline, Julian Lage
    Room (January 21, 2015)
  17. Room Nels Cline and Julian Lage
    Room (November 30, 2014)
  18. It's Christmas On Mack Avenue Various Artists
    It's Christmas On Mack Avenue (November 29, 2014)
  19. When We Find Ourselves Alone Rodney Whitaker
    When We Find Ourselves Alone (August 07, 2014)
  20. Im•pro•vise-Never Before Seen Sean Jones
    Im•pro•vise-Never Before Seen (July 23, 2014)
  21. Come Back to Me Love Freda Payne
    Come Back to Me Love (July 20, 2014)
  22. Macroscope The Nels Cline Singers
    Macroscope (April 28, 2014)
  23. Macroscope The Nels Cline Singers
    Macroscope (April 27, 2014)
  24. The Nels Cline Singers: Macroscope The Nels Cline Singers
    The Nels Cline Singers: Macroscope (March 18, 2014)
  25. Cecile McLorin Salvant: WomanChild Cecile McLorin Salvant
    Cecile McLorin Salvant: WomanChild (February 19, 2014)
  26. Danilo Perez: Panama 500 Danilo Perez
    Danilo Perez: Panama 500 (February 11, 2014)
  27. Don't Be That Way Dave Bennett
    Don't Be That Way (November 10, 2013)
  28. A Rise in the Road Yellowjackets
    A Rise in the Road (October 02, 2013)
  29. The New Gary Burton Quartet: Guided Tour The New Gary Burton Quartet
    The New Gary Burton Quartet: Guided Tour (August 27, 2013)
  30. WomanChild Cecile McLorin Salvant
    WomanChild (August 11, 2013)
  31. People Music Christian McBride & Inside Straight
    People Music (May 20, 2013)
  32. The Bespoke Man's Narrative Aaron Diehl
    The Bespoke Man's Narrative (February 25, 2013)
  33. The Messenger Kevin Eubanks
    The Messenger (January 27, 2013)
  34. Angelic Warrior Tia Fuller
    Angelic Warrior (October 03, 2012)
  35. Junction Hot Club Of Detroit
    Junction (August 23, 2012)
  36. Compared to That Brian Bromberg
    Compared to That (July 16, 2012)
  37. Seeds From The Underground Kenny Garrett
    Seeds From The Underground (April 30, 2012)
  38. Conversations With Christian Christian McBride
    Conversations With Christian (November 11, 2011)
  39. The Good Feeling Christian McBride Big Band
    The Good Feeling (October 12, 2011)
  40. Friends Stanley Jordan
    Friends (September 23, 2011)
  41. The Good Feeling Christian McBride Big Band
    The Good Feeling (September 23, 2011)
  42. The Good Feeling Christian McBride Big Band
    The Good Feeling (September 18, 2011)
  43. Friends Stanley Jordan
    Friends (September 07, 2011)
  44. Legacy Gerald Wilson Orchestra
    Legacy (July 16, 2011)
  45. No Need for Words Sean Jones
    No Need for Words (June 19, 2011)
  46. Common Ground The New Gary Burton Quartet
    Common Ground (June 10, 2011)
  47. Timeline Yellowjackets
    Timeline (May 05, 2011)
  48. Timeline Yellowjackets
    Timeline (March 11, 2011)
  49. Zen Food Kevin Eubanks
    Zen Food (November 22, 2010)
  50. Providencia Danilo Perez
    Providencia (July 13, 2010)

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