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MUSIC INDUSTRY: Five Reissued Candid Albums

Formed in 1960 as a subsidiary of Archie Bleyer’s Cadence Records, the Candid label was headed by Nat Hentoff, who was given complete control of who and what he wanted to record. By then, Nat was well established as one of the country’s leading jazz writers and civil rights activists. Nat recorded 34 albums, among them important records by a range of jazz artists, including Charles Mingus, Max Roach, Eric Dolphy, Booker Little, Phil Woods, Don Ellis and blues artists Otis Spann, Memphis Slim and Lightnin’ Hopkins…

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