Whirlwind Recordings

Whirlwind Recordings is a London, UK-based independent record label established in 2010 by Michael Janisch.[1]

Whirlwind Recordings
Founded2010 (2010)
FounderMichael Janisch
Distributor(s)Proper, Indigo, The Planet Company, Bertus, Distrijaz
GenreJazz, experimental, world
Country of originU.K.
LocationLondon, England
Official websitewhirlwindrecordings.com


The label was founded in 2010 by bassist, composer, educator and producer Michael Janisch in order to release his debut solo album Purpose Built.[2][3]

Whirlwind FestivalEdit

In October 2013, Whirlwind Recordings held the Whirlwind Festival.[4] The festival ran from October 10–12 at Kings Place in London. Among its 18 bands and 86 musicians were Andre Canniere, Greg Osby, Mike Gibbs, Norma Winstone, Robert Mitchell, and Logan Richardson.[5][6]


  1. ^ Hum, Peter (January 2014). "Reap the Whirlwind Recordings (CD reviews)". The Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 19 March 2014.
  2. ^ "The Whirlwind Festival". Jazz In Europe. Retrieved 19 March 2014.
  3. ^ Canter, Andrea. "Michael Janisch: Finding Inspiration From Ellsworth to London". Jazz Police. Retrieved 19 March 2014.
  4. ^ Bacon, Peter. "Whirlwind of Jazz Blows Into Kings Place". The Jazz Breakfast. Retrieved 19 March 2014.
  5. ^ Fordham, John (2013-10-13). "Whirlwind Festival Review". The Guardian. The Guardian (UK). Retrieved 17 March 2014.
  6. ^ Harris, Selwyn. "Whirlwind Recordings Festival". Jazzwise Magazine. Retrieved 18 March 2014.

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