When the editorial staff at iTunes gathered this year to decide their favorite records of 2008, they chose many of the records released this year by the Concord Music Group, representing an incredible range of styles and genres. Jazz, bluegrass, classical, pop, traditional vocals, R&B, Americana, blues and Latin music are all included demonstrating the company's deep, talented and diverse roster of artists.
The Concord Music Group is one of the world's largest independent record companies made up of celebrated labels including Concord, Hear Music (a joint venture with Starbucks), Fantasy, Prestige, Telarc International, Heads Up International, Peak and Stax, just to name a few.
Best Orchestral Album
#7 Paavo Jarvi & the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije Suite, Symphony No. 5 in B-flat