SWR Jazzhaus is a German record label, founded in 2011 from the SWR Media Services and Arthaus Musik. On SWR Jazzhaus the South-Western Broadcasting (SWR) releases live concerts or studio recordings from their archives in Stuttgart, Baden-Baden and Mainz. The SWR started already in 1957 to send jazz broadcasts in radio and TV. Containing up to date more than 3,000 hours with jazz radio recordings (and 500 hours of TV material) with more than 400 different ensembles and soloists, the SWR archives represents one of the biggest unpublished collections of live jazz worldwide.

SWR Jazzhaus gradually publishes a part of this musical archive treasure. The original tapes are re-mastered in high-end quality and released on CD, DVD and vinyl. All SWR Jazzhaus releases are also available on the common digital music platforms.

Up to date, the SWR Jazzhaus catalogue contains more than 40 releases featuring the big stars of the German and international jazz scene – Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Zoot Sims, Chet Baker, Oscar Pettiford, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Tony Scott, Jutta Hipp, Albert Mangelsdorff, Hans Koller and many more.


Album Title Catalogue No.
Alice Babs Meets Erwin Lehn JAH-472
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers 101741
Big Bands Live JAH-404
Bigbands Live - Duke Ellington Orchestra JAH-403
Bigbands Live - Orchester Kurt Edelhagen 101742
Cellular Structures (live recordings) JAH-475
Change of Beauty JAH-470
Eddie Sauter's Music Time JAH-460
Kenny Werner Solo in Stuttgart (live) JAH-473
Kenny Werner Solo in Stuttgart (Live) JAH-474
Legends Live - Albert Mangelsdorff Quintett JAH-406
Legends Live - Cannonball Adderley Quintet JAH-402
Legends Live - Dizzy Gillespie Quintet JAH-411
Legends Live Hans Koller and Friends 101751
Lost Tapes JAH-423
Lost Tapes - Early Chet JAH-452
Lost Tapes - The Modern Jazz Quartet JAH-431
Lost Tapes - Zoot Sims JAH-410
Louis Armstrong All Stars - Jazz Heroes JAH-462
Mangelsdorff and Mangelsdorff - Early Discoveries JAH-459
Nikolas Anadolis Trio: Enjoy Jazz Festival 2014 JAH-471
One Night in Karlsruhe (live recording) JAH-476
Oscar Pettiford JAH-419
Piano Heroes JAH-453
Quincy Jones and his Orchestra JAH-455