The Concord Music Group is one of the world's largest independent record and music publishing companies, committed to offering innovative, high-quality popular music. Concord Music Group's family of labels includes Telarc, Peak, Playboy Jazz, Stretch, Concord Picante, and Fantasy Records, which is home to such historic imprints as Milestone, Pablo, Prestige/New Jazz, Riverside/Jazzland [one word], Stax/Volt/Enterprise, Specialty, Takoma, and many more.
The combined catalog features over 3,600 albums from such legendary artists as Charlie Byrd, Rosemary Clooney, Herb Ellis, Stan Getz, Mel Torme, John Lee Hooker, Little Richard, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Isaac Hayes, Albert King, Thelonious Monk, Joe Pass, Art Pepper, Otis Redding, Vince Guaraldi, Sonny Rollins, Sarah Vaughan, Sam Cooke, Count Basie, and Creedence Clearwater Revival, just to name a few.
In 2004, Concord Records, in association with Starbucks Hear Music, released Ray Charles' final recording, Genius Loves Company, winner of 8 GRAMMY(tm) Awards including Album of the Year. The label's current roster includes GRAMMY(tm) Award-winning artists Gary Burton, Chick Corea, Sergio Mendes, Ozomatli, Eddie Palmieri, and Poncho Sanchez, among many others.