Universal closes jazz label Verve's UK office

The label was founded by Norman Granz in 1956, and was previously owned by MGM and Polygram.

Mike Bartlett of Universal/Decca told Jazzwise Magazine: "Verve will continue as a US-based label. We will be announcing some exciting new releases from them very soon. Decca will continue to work with the artists that were brought to the company under the Verve UK imprint."

Artists that will now move to Decca include new jazz acts Jodie Marie and Natalie Duncan.

The news ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your digital free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music.

Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...