Chiaroscuro Records (pronounced: key + arrow + skew + row) preserves and presents classic and mainstream jazz with a focus on artistic integrity and improv interpretations through producing and distributing original recordings. 

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Enjoy a continuous stream of fine Chiaroscuro Jazz Music from the entire library – right from your computer

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Remembering Bob Wilber

(1928-2019) Bob Wilber performed for Chiaroscuro as sideman, arranger and/or leader on 10 projects that spanned the years 1976-1995. It is widely considered that his

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Eddie Condon

By Hank O’Neal Eddie Condon’s autobiography, We Called It Music, was published in 1947 and was easily the best autobiographical book by a jazz musician

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Chiaroscuro jazz

In the classroom

Discover a wide variety of lessons and an entire curriculum to promote jazz in the classroom. Created by PBS in conjunction with the Ken Burns film “Jazz”.