Venus Records (5)

Venus Records (5)

Profile:
Japanese jazz label.
An independent jazz label Venus Records was established by Tetsuo Hara in 1992.
Having worked as a record producer for RCA and Alfa Jazz, Mr. Hara fulfilled his long-time dream of establishing his own label by releasing a new recording of Pharoah Sanders, one of the musicians he respects most.

Mr. Hara also cares about sound quality. Although there is some controversy surrounding the "loudness" of CDs, his signature 24-bit mastering process, dubbed "Hyper Magnum Sound," produces very powerful sound with strong presence, which is adored by many audiophiles. Under the vision of the strong-willed producer, Venus Records has, after 15 years, become one of the most popular and respected jazz labels in Japan.
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
5047635 Claude Williamson Trio* South Of The Border - West Of The Sun(SACD, Album, RE) Venus Records (5) 5047635 Japan 2017 Sell This Version
01612-65164-2 Freedom Jazz Dance  album cover Eddie Harris Quartet Freedom Jazz Dance(CD, Album, RE) Venus Records (5) 01612-65164-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
8 83629 84795 5 First Time Ever I Saw Your Face  album cover Rachel Z Trio First Time Ever I Saw Your Face(CD, Album, Club, Ltd) Venus Records (5) 8 83629 84795 5 US 2003 Sell This Version
883629847788 Yours Is My Heart Alone  album cover Dan Nimmer Trio Yours Is My Heart Alone(CD, Album, CD-) Venus Records (5) 883629847788 US Unknown Sell This Version
AP CP-1028 True Blue  album cover Archie Shepp Quartet True Blue(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) AP CP-1028 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
FJCP-41084 Archie Shepp Quartet Deja Vu(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) FJCP-41084 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
FJCP-41776 Richie Beirach Trio No Borders(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) FJCP-41776 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
FJCP 41915 My Funny Valentine  album cover Eddie Higgins Quartet Featuring Scott Hamilton Eddie Higgins Quartet Featuring Scott Hamilton - My Funny Valentine(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) FJCP 41915 Japan 2005 Sell This Version
JNCD 1301 Christmas Songs 1&2  album cover Eddie Higgins Trio* Christmas Songs 1&2(2xCD, Comp) JINN music, Venus Records (5) JNCD 1301 South Korea 2013 Sell This Version
KACD 0301 Dear Old Stockholm  album cover Eddie Higgins Trio* Dear Old Stockholm(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) KACD 0301 South Korea 2002 Sell This Version
KACD 0304 Apres Un Reve  album cover Sir Roland Hanna* with Ron Carter, Grady Tate Sir Roland Hanna* with Ron Carter, Grady Tate - Apres Un Reve(CD, Album) Kang & Music, Venus Records (5) KACD 0304 South Korea 2003 Sell This Version
KACD 0310 First Time Ever I Saw Your Face  album cover Rachel Z Trio First Time Ever I Saw Your Face(2xCD, Album, Ltd) Kang & Music, Venus Records (5) KACD 0310 South Korea 2003 Sell This Version
KACD 0401 Moonlight Becomes You  album cover Eddie Higgins Quintet Moonlight Becomes You(CD, Album, RM, S/Edition) Venus Records (5) KACD 0401 South Korea 2004 Sell This Version
KACD 0605 Begin The Beguine  album cover Bill Charlap, New York Trio Bill Charlap, New York Trio - Begin The Beguine(CD, Album) Kang & Music, Venus Records (5) KACD 0605 South Korea 2006 Sell This Version
KACD 0608 Pavane For A Dead Princess  album cover Steve Kuhn Trio Pavane For A Dead Princess(HDCD, Album) Venus Records (5) KACD 0608 South Korea 2006 Sell This Version
KACD 0703 Ma L'Amore No  album cover Stefano Bollani Trio Ma L'Amore No(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) KACD 0703 South Korea 2007 Sell This Version
LPR-299 Eddie Thompson Featuring Ron Lundberg And Lewis Berryman Eddie Thompson Featuring Ron Lundberg And Lewis Berryman - A Jazz Portrait Of Eddie Thompson(LP, Album, Ltd) Regina Records Company LPR-299 Japan 2015 Sell This Version
MTM 87 Beyond The Blue  album cover Tessa Souter Beyond The Blue(CD, Album, RE, Dig) Motéma MTM 87 US 2017 Sell This Version
MVLP1001 My Foolish Heart  album cover Eddie Higgins Quartet My Foolish Heart(LP, Album, Ltd, Gat) Venus Records (5) MVLP1001 Germany 2015 Sell This Version
MVLP1002 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes  album cover Eddie Higgins Quartet Smoke Gets In Your Eyes(LP, Album, Ltd, Gat) Venus Records (5) MVLP1002 Germany 2015 Sell This Version
none New York Trio Stairway To The Stars(CD, Album, Unofficial) Venus Records (5) none Russia 2005 Sell This Version
none My Foolish Heart  album cover Eddie Higgins Quartet Featuring Scott Hamilton Eddie Higgins Quartet Featuring Scott Hamilton - My Foolish Heart(CDr) Venus Records (5), Amazon.com none Unknown Sell This Version
none Teach Me Tonight  album cover Nicole Henry Teach Me Tonight(CDr, Album) Venus Records (5) none US Unknown Sell This Version
none Thou Swell  album cover New York Trio Thou Swell(CD, Album, Unofficial) Venus Records (5) none Russia 2007 Sell This Version
SSC 1067D New York Romance  album cover Barney Wilen New York Romance (Album) SSC 1067D France 1994 Sell This Version
SSC 1109 Love Walked In  album cover Steve Kuhn Love Walked In(CD, Album, RE) Sunnyside, Venus Records (5) SSC 1109 US 2003 Sell This Version
SSC 1175 Pastorale   album cover Steve Kuhn Pastorale (CD, Album, RE) Sunnyside Communications SSC 1175 US 2007 Sell This Version
SZPC-191 South of the Border West of the Sun  album cover The Claude Williamson Trio South of the Border West of the Sun(Cass, Album) Venus Records (5) SZPC-191 South Korea Unknown Sell This Version
TKCJ 79011 Dear John C. - Live In Japan 1978  album cover Elvin Jones Jazz Machine* Dear John C. - Live In Japan 1978(2xCD, Comp) Venus Records (5) TKCJ 79011 Japan 1993 Sell This Version
TKCV-2057 Waltz - Red Side  album cover Steve Kuhn Trio Waltz - Red Side(CD, Album, Ltd, RE) Venus Records (5) TKCV-2057 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
TKCV-19118 My Foolish Heart  album cover Eddie Higgins Quartet Featuring Scott Hamilton Eddie Higgins Quartet Featuring Scott Hamilton - My Foolish Heart(LP, Album, 180) Venus Records (5) TKCV-19118 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
TKCV-35002 Italian Ballads  album cover Enrico Rava Italian Ballads(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35002 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
TKCV-35007 Brazilian Rhapsody  album cover Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band Brazilian Rhapsody(CD, Album, Ltd) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35007 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
TKCV-35011 Exotica  album cover Adela Dalto Exotica(CD, Album, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35011 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
TKCV-35012 West Side Story  album cover Richie Cole West Side Story(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35012 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
TKCV-35014 Ballads With Love  album cover Pharoah Sanders Quartet Ballads With Love(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, 24K) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35014 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
TKCV-35015 Jazz Nocturne  album cover Lee Konitz Quartet* Jazz Nocturne(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35015 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
TKCV-35018 Brazilian Serenade  album cover Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band Brazilian Serenade(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35018 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
TKCV-35020 Late Night Talk  album cover Hiram Bullock Late Night Talk(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35020 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
TKCV 35023 Songs I Learned From Jobim  album cover Maucha Adnet Songs I Learned From Jobim(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV 35023 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
TKCV-35024 True Ballads  album cover Archie Shepp Quartet True Ballads(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35024 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
TKCV-35027 West Side Story  album cover Richie Cole West Side Story(CD, Album, Ltd) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35027 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
TKCV-35029 Jazz Anecdotes  album cover The Bill Crow Quartet*, Bill crow The Bill Crow Quartet*, Bill crow - Jazz Anecdotes(CD, Album, Ltd, S/Edition, 24K) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35029 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
TKCV-35034 Haunted Heart  album cover Eddie Higgins Trio* Haunted Heart(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35034 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
TKCV-35035 Cry Me A River  album cover John Hicks Cry Me A River(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35035 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
TKCV-35036 Sing Me Softly Of The Blues  album cover Steve Kuhn Trio Sing Me Softly Of The Blues(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35036 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
TKCV 35038 Lady of The Lavender Mist  album cover Richard Wyands Trio Lady of The Lavender Mist(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV 35038 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
TKCV-35039 As Long As There's Music  album cover Denny Zeitlin Trio As Long As There's Music(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35039 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
TKCV-35040 Chasin' The Bird  album cover Phil Woods Chasin' The Bird(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35040 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
TKCV-35059 Mack The Knife  album cover Various Mack The Knife(HDCD, Comp) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35059 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
TKCV-35062 Love Walked In  album cover Steve Kuhn Trio Love Walked In(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35062 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
TKCV-35063 Jazz Nocturne  album cover Lee Konitz Quartet* Jazz Nocturne(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35063 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
TKCV-35064 Freedom Jazz Dance  album cover Eddie Harris Quartet Freedom Jazz Dance(CD, Album, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35064 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
TKCV-35066 Lover Man  album cover The Jacky Terrasson Jazz Trio* Lover Man(CD, Album, RM, 24b) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35066 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
TKCV-35067 True Blue  album cover Archie Shepp Quartet True Blue(CD, Album, 24 ) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35067 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
TKCV-35068 Again  album cover Eddie Higgins Trio* Again(CD, Album, RE, RM) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35068 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35069 Wholly Cats  album cover Russell Malone Quartet Wholly Cats(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35069 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35070 Brazilian Rhapsody  album cover Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band Brazilian Rhapsody(CD, Album, RE) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35070 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35071 Crescent With Love  album cover Pharoah Sanders Crescent With Love(CD, Album, RE) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35071 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35072 Inside Nitty = Gritty  album cover Barney Wilen Inside Nitty = Gritty(CD, Album, RM) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35072 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35074 You And The Night And Music  album cover The Phil Woods Quintet You And The Night And Music(CD, Album, RE, RM) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35074 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35075 Ballads With Love  album cover Pharoah Sanders Ballads With Love(CD, Album, RE) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35075 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35078 'S Wonderful  album cover Bill Charlap Trio 'S Wonderful(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35078 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35079 Again  album cover Eddie Higgins Trio* Again(CD, Album, RM, 24K) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35079 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
TKCV-35080 True Blue  album cover Archie Shepp Quartet True Blue(CD, Album, 24k) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35080 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35081 Love Walked In  album cover Steve Kuhn Trio Love Walked In(CD, Album, Ltd, 24 ) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35081 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35083 Speak Low  album cover Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio Speak Low(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35083 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35084 What Is This Thing Called Love?  album cover Richie Beirach Trio What Is This Thing Called Love?(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35084 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35085 Dancers In Love  album cover Stanley Cowell Trio Dancers In Love(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35085 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
TKCV-35086 Senor Blues  album cover David Hazeltine Trio Senor Blues(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35086 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
TKCV-35088 Quiereme Mucho  album cover Steve Kuhn Trio Quiereme Mucho(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35088 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
TKCV-35090 思い出のパリ (The Last Time I Saw Paris)  album cover Barry Harris Trio 思い出のパリ (The Last Time I Saw Paris)(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35090 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
TKCV-35091 Romantic Rhapsody  album cover Richie Beirach Trio Romantic Rhapsody(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35091 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
TKCV-35092 Pearls  album cover David Hazeltine Trio Pearls(CD, Album, RM) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35092 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
TKCV-35093 Bewitched  album cover Eddie Higgins Trio* Bewitched (Album) TKCV-35093 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
TKCV-35094 Dream  album cover Roland Hanna Trio Dream(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35094 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
TKCV-35096 Deja Vu  album cover Archie Shepp Quartet Deja Vu(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35096 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
TKCV-35097 Blues In The Night  album cover New York Trio Blues In The Night(CD, Album, RE, RM) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35097 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
TKCV-35098 Temptation  album cover Steve Kuhn Trio Temptation(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35098 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
TKCV-35100 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes  album cover Eddie Higgins Quartet Featuring Scott Hamilton Eddie Higgins Quartet Featuring Scott Hamilton - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Album) TKCV-35100 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
TKCV-35102 Love Walked In  album cover Steve Kuhn Trio Love Walked In(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35102 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35105 Lover Man  album cover The Jacky Terrasson Jazz Trio* With Leon Parker & Ugonna Okegwo The Jacky Terrasson Jazz Trio* With Leon Parker & Ugonna Okegwo - Lover Man(CD, Album, RM, 24b) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35105 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
TKCV-35106 As Long As There's Music  album cover Denny Zeitlin Trio As Long As There's Music(CD, Album, RE, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35106 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
TKCV-35108 Sing Me Softly Of The Blues  album cover Steve Kuhn Trio Sing Me Softly Of The Blues(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35108 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35112 Moanin' - Portrait Of Art Blakey  album cover John Hicks Moanin' - Portrait Of Art Blakey(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35112 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35114 Waltz For Debby  album cover David Hazeltine Trio Waltz For Debby(CD, Album, Ltd, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35114 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35115 'S Wonderful  album cover Bill Charlap Trio 'S Wonderful(CD, Album, Ltd, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35115 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35118 True Ballads  album cover Archie Shepp Quartet True Ballads(CD, Album) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35118 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35119 Brazilian Serenade  album cover Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band Brazilian Serenade(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35119 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35121 Passione  album cover Barney Wilen Quintet Passione(CD, Album, Ltd, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35121 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
TKCV-35122 Bill Crow Quartet From Birdland To Broadway(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35122 Japan 2010 Sell This Version
TKCV-35124 Jazz Anecdotes  album cover The Bill Crow Quartet* Jazz Anecdotes(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35124 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35126 West Side Story  album cover Richie Cole West Side Story(CD, Album, RE, RM, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35126 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35127 Jazz Nocturne  album cover Lee Konitz Quartet* Jazz Nocturne(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35127 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35128 Freedom Jazz Dance  album cover Eddie Harris Quartet Freedom Jazz Dance(CD, Album, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35128 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35129 Ballads With Love  album cover Pharoah Sanders Quartet Ballads With Love(CD, Album, RM, 24-) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35129 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35130 Crescent With Love  album cover Pharoah Sanders Quartet Crescent With Love(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35130 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
TKCV-35131 Portrait In Black And White    album cover Eddie Higgins Portrait In Black And White (CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35131 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
TKCV-35132 Music Of Jobim Speaking Of Love  album cover Eddie Higgins Trio* Music Of Jobim Speaking Of Love(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35132 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
TKCV-35134 Italian Ballads  album cover Enrico Rava Italian Ballads(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, Pap) Venus Records (5) TKCV-35134 Japan 2000 Sell This Version

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Harrison_Bergeron

Harrison_Bergeron

March 17, 2020
edited 5 months ago
Hoping your comment is satire? But, if not...if you honestly believe sexuality and jazz are mutually exclusive, then you neither have familiarity with the history of this music nor how it developed. Further, to have such puritan values when it comes to the nude human form will forever inhibit your ability to appreciate art and beauty as a whole.
ZavezLoir

ZavezLoir

February 18, 2018
I dislike this label because they often use provocative images for their releases. This kind of sexual objectification is not acceptable for me. It is nothing but a vulgar way of sacrilege against jazz and art.

Using suggestive images to sell jazz is a foolish decision. And it’s an utter shame to have their releases in one’s collection.