ICTUS Records is an avant-garde jazz record label founded in 1976 by Andrea Centazzo and Carla Lugli.[1][2][3][4]

ICTUS Records
Founded1976 (1976)
FounderAndrea Centazzo, Carla Lugli
Country of originItaly
Official websitewww.ictusrecords.com

History edit

ICTUS in Bologna, Italy

Andrea Centazzo and his wife at the time, Carla Lugli, founded ICTUS in Bologna, Italy, in 1976.[5] Centazzo is a drummer, percussionist, electronicist, and composer. ICTUS folded in 1984 due to financial duress and the divorce of Centazzo and Lugli.[6]

ICTUS in Long Beach, California

Centazzo revived ICTUS in 2006 in Long Beach, California,[7] initially, to raise funds for Bosnian refugees.[2] On January 1, 2006, ICTUS released ICTUS Records' 30th Anniversary Collection, a 12-volume CD retrospective of its work.[8] In 2010, ICTUS released its Ictus 35th Anniversary Collection on 1 CD.[9]

Selected artists edit

Other labels and studios by the same name edit

  • Free jazz artists Ed Summerlin and Don Heckman recorded three albums between 1965 and 1967 on a label of the same name;[10] but that label was not affiliated with that of this article.
  • Producciones Ictus, aka ICTUS Studios, is based in Mexico City and is not affiliated

References edit

  1. ^ Lexikon des Jazz (in German), Jürgen Wölfer (ed.), Sankt Andrä-Wördern, Austria: Hannibal Verlag (1999); OCLC 246200865
  2. ^ a b Free Jazz and Free Improvisation: An Encyclopedia, Vol. 1 (A–J), by Todd S. Jenkins, Greenwood Press (2004), pg. 182; OCLC 873596704, 61142235
  3. ^ "Review: Danger High Voltage", by arwulf arwulf (fi) (pseudonym of Theodore R. Grenier; born 1957), AllMusic (retrieved 16 April 2014)
  4. ^ "About Ictus". Ictus Records. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  5. ^ "New Companies", Billboard, December 15, 1976, Vol. 88, No. 52, pg. 61, col. 2; ISSN 0006-2510
  6. ^ Breznikar, Klemen (May 13, 2012). "Andrea Centazzo interview". It's Psychedelic Baby! Magazine. Archived from the original on August 14, 2017. Retrieved December 24, 2020.
  7. ^ "ICTUS Records Nights @ The Stone (NYC) April 1-14", by Michael Ricci, All About Jazz, March 21, 2012
  8. ^ ICTUS Records' 30th Anniversary Collection, ICTUS Records (2006); OCLC 69017094
  9. ^ ICTUS 35th Anniversary Collection, ICTUS Records (2010); OCLC 805069015
  10. ^ a b TJD Online, Tom Lord (ed.), Chilliwack, Canada: Lord Music Reference Inc. (retrieved 16 April 2014); OCLC 182585494, 690104143

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