Delmark Records: A New Era

After 65 joyful years at the helm of Delmark Records, Bob Koester Sr. has sold the historical Chicago based blues & jazz label. The new team, CEO & President Julia A. Miller, Vice President & Artistic Director Elbio Barilari and Label & Studio Manager, Delmark's stalwart Steve Wagner, are committed to building upon Koester's legacy by keeping alive the label's fabulous historical catalogue and developing a comprehensive plan of new releases as well us as new marketing strategies both at the national and international levels. Delmark Records is and will continue to be a bridge between the world and Chicago's vibrant musical life and history. WELCOME!

New Releases

HAQUE, FAREED & KAIA; NEW LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC FOR GUITAR AND STRING QUARTET -DOWNLOAD *Delmark DE5029

Guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque and the KAIA String Quartet, a rising star among American chamber ensembles, shine together in pieces by Latin American masters, from Astor Piazzolla to Eduardo Angulo and to Leo Brouwer, from Afro-Cuban to tango, from the Caribbean and Mexico to the Río de la Plata. This album gives a new flavor […]

$11.99

HAQUE, FAREED & KAIA; NEW LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC FOR GUITAR AND STRING QUARTET -CD *Delmark DE5029

Guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque and the KAIA String Quartet, a rising star among American chamber ensembles, shine together in pieces by Latin American masters, from Astor Piazzolla to Eduardo Angulo and to Leo Brouwer, from Afro-Cuban to tango, from the Caribbean and Mexico to the Río de la Plata. This album gives a new flavor […]

$15.99

MITCHELL, ROSCOE / Sound -DOWNLOAD *Delmark 4408

FIFTY YEARS AFTER “SOUND” was first released on Delmark Records, not only has music changed: our “ear” has changed. Music is not a universal language, as well intended but poorly informed authors like to say. The musical “ear” is a historical and social construct that belongs to a specific society and a specific time. A […]

$7.99

MITCHELL, ROSCOE / Sound – CD *Delmark 4408

FIFTY YEARS AFTER “SOUND” was first released on Delmark Records, not only has music changed: our “ear” has changed. Music is not a universal language, as well intended but poorly informed authors like to say. The musical “ear” is a historical and social construct that belongs to a specific society and a specific time. A […]

$15.99

VOLCANO RADAR featuring Paquito D’Rivera / Paquito Libre – CD *Delmark DE 5028

“Paquito D’Rivera is both as free and as embedded as can be with Volcano Radar, the explosive, expansive, radiant electro-acoustic ensemble, co-led by multi-instrumentalist Elbio Barilari and guitarist/synthesist Julia A. Miller. Keyboardist Darwin Noguera, bassist Rollo Radford and drummer Ernie Adams collaborate in the creation of vivid and mysteriously improvised soundscapes,” says jazz critic Howard […]

$15.99

VOLCANO RADAR featuring Paquito D’Rivera / Paquito Libre -DOWNLOAD *Delmark DE 5028

“Paquito D’Rivera is both as free and as embedded as can be with Volcano Radar, the explosive, expansive, radiant electro-acoustic ensemble, co-led by multi-instrumentalist Elbio Barilari and guitarist/synthesist Julia A. Miller. Keyboardist Darwin Noguera, bassist Rollo Radford and drummer Ernie Adams collaborate in the creation of vivid and mysteriously improvised soundscapes,” says jazz critic Howard […]

$7.99