Sackville Records

Sackville Records was a Canadian record company and label that specialized in jazz.[1][2] In 2011, with Sackville defunct, Delmark Records acquired its catalogue.[3]

Sackville Records
Founded1968 (1968)
FounderJohn Norris
Bill Smith
Country of originCanada
LocationToronto, Ontario

Sackville was founded in 1968 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada by John Norris and Bill Smith of the jazz magazine CODA. The bulk of the label's new releases were from sessions recorded in Canada. It has also done reissues. In the 1990s it became the distributor for American Music, Chiaroscuro, Nagel-Heyer, Classics, Storyville, and Timeless.[1][2]

Its catalogue included Doc Cheatham, Don Ewell, Art Hodes, Keith Ingham, Geoffrey Keezer, Humphrey Lyttelton, Harold Mabern, Junior Mance, Jay McShann, Don Menza, Sammy Price, Don Pullen, Frank Rosolino, Archie Shepp, Ralph Sutton, and Buddy Tate.[1]



  1. ^ a b c Gardner, Mark; Kernfeld, Barney (2002). Kernfeld, Barry (ed.). The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 3 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 486. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.
  2. ^ a b Gardner/Kernfeld, "Sackville". Grove Jazz online.
  3. ^ Attarian, Hrayr (2 June 2017). "Two Sackville Gems: Abdullah Ibraihim's 'Ancient Africa' and Oliver Lake and Joseph Bowie's 'Live at A Space 1976'". All About Jazz. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  4. ^ JMOG release