KEPACH Music Group is an independent record company and music publisher with headquarters in Rome (Italy) and New York (USA), specialized in instrumental jazz recordings. It is dedicated to discovering, producing, developing, marketing and distributing its music throughout the world, via physical product (CDs, LPs) and online distribution via all major digital streaming and download platforms. It aims at providing music lovers with the highest quality music content available.
The Group includes the record labels CAM JAZZ, CAM JAZZ Presents, Black Saint, Soul Note, and DDQ, and is managed by siblings Francesca and Agostino Campi.
The main label, CAM JAZZ, was launched in the year 2000 and since then has positioned itself among those independent record labels with utmost international prestige. Amongst the many brilliant results achieved since the moment of CAM JAZZ’s beginning are countless recognitions and awards, including six GRAMMY nominations (*).
The jazz productions, captained by in-house producer Ermanno Basso, have been marked artistically by a variety of styles that intentionally encompass diverse concepts, faithfully reflecting the many spirits that live together in harmony today in the world of jazz. The launching of the CAM JAZZ Presents series in 2007 is also testimony of the continuous attention given to new and young talent.
The year 2008 marked a huge milestone for the Group with the acquisition of three of the most celebrated and legendary Italian jazz labels of the 80s (and seven-time winners of the Down Beat Critics Poll), the labels Black Saint , Soul Note, and DDQ.
One of the widely recognized and valued traits of CAM JAZZ is its high-level sound quality of its productions, recorded in the best studios in Europe and the U.S., and whose engineers are considered integral part of the unique CAM JAZZ team.
The music is available on all major digital streaming and download platforms, as well as easily accessible through the commerce-enabled website which allows its visitors to listen to, browse through, download, and/or purchase physical products.
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(*) GRAMMY nominations: 2006 WHAT NOW? (Best Jazz Instrumental Album) / 2007 VIVA (Best Latin Jazz Album) / 2008 1000 KILOMETERS (Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Paul McCandless, Best Instrumental Composition Deep Six) / 2010 MARTIAL SOLAL LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD (Improvised Jazz Solo) / 2017 BAD HOMBRE (Best Contemporary Instrumental Album)
CAM JAZZ: A refined jazz label, launched in the year 2000, dedicated to releasing jazz recordings performed by some of the most outstanding Italian and international jazz performers of our times. An evolving catalog including over 150 albums.
CAM JAZZ Presents: A jazz label introducing prime young talent, launched in 2007. Dedicated to new talent in both the Italian and international jazz scenes, offering an opportunity for deserving artists to venture into the recording world. An evolving catalog including over 20 albums.
Black Saint: An avant-garde jazz label, established in Italy, in 1975. A legendary catalog including over 190 albums.
Soul Note: A modern jazz label, established in Italy, in 1979. A legendary catalog including over 350 albums.
Dischi Della Quercia: An Italian jazz label, established in 1990. A legendary catalog including over 40 albums.
CAM JAZZ is a great team, making great jazz.