Regent Records (US)

Regent Records was an American record label, which had existed since the 1920s and later a sub-label of Savoy Records in the areas of rhythm and blues, rock & roll and jazz was.

On the Regent Records label 78s were among others since the 1920s of the Al Trace Orchestra ( Linger Awhile ), published the Lightning trio and other swing and dance music groups. In the late 1940s, the company was acquired by Savoy Records.

Since then, appeared on Regent 78s, singles (including Erroll Garner) and about 30 jazz LPs. On Regent Savoy published alongside classical and dance music, especially rhythm and blues, early rock & roll and jazz by Dorothy Ashby / Frank Wess, Mildred Bailey, Milt Buckner, Wild Bill Davison, Billy Eckstine, Mary Ann McCall (Easy Living), Johnny Otis, Ben Pollack, Charlie Ventura and Joe Williams.

Albums of Regent were in the 1950s, The Cool Sound of Pepper Adams, Jazz Eyes by John Jenkins and Donald Byrd, Jazz South Pacific by JJ Johnson, Singing and Swinging, including with Annie Ross, Milt Jackson and Shorty Rogers ( 1956), School Days by Dizzy Gillespie, Milt Jackson and Joe Carroll and Jazz ... It's Magic! with Tommy Flanagan, Curtis Fuller and Sonny Red


  • Jazz label
  • R & B Label
  • Rock label
  • Major sub-label
  • American music label