Okeh Records

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Okeh Records (/ˌˈk/) is an American record label founded by the Otto Heinemann Phonograph Corporation, a phonograph supplier established in 1916,[1] which branched out into phonograph records in 1918.[2] The name was spelled "OkeH" from the initials of Otto K. E. Heinemann but later changed to "OKeh". Since 1965, Okeh was a subsidiary of Epic Records, a subsidiary of Sony Music. Today, OKeh is a jazz imprint, distributed by Sony Masterworks.

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Okeh Records
Parent companySony Music Entertainment
Founded1918; 105 years ago (1918)
FounderOtto Heinemann
Distributor(s)Sony Masterworks
Legacy Recordings (reissues)
GenreVarious (1916–1953)
Rhythm & Blues (1953–1970)
Blues (1994–2000)
Jazz (2013-)
Country of originU.S.
LocationNew York City
Official websiteokeh-records.com