On This Day
July 5, 1996 Palo Alto Weekly Monarch Artists Fly High Small West Coast record label has some giants of jazz,
and they're coming to the Stanford Jazz Workshop
By Jim Harrington
Monarch Records will be well represented at the 24th annual Stanford Jazz Workshop festivities. The small, San Francisco-based label was co-founded about two years ago by Palo Alto resident Steve Hall. It's a specialty operation that focuses on the recordings of West Coast jazz artists.
"We believe that there is a real wealth of jazz artists, particularly in Northern California," said Dmitri Matheny...[more]