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Ayler Records is a Swedish record label which specializes in free jazz recordings.
Founded in 2000 by Jan Ström and painter Åke Bjurhamn, it has gained recognition among free jazz fans over the years by releasing both archive and contemporary recordings from artists as diverse as Albert Ayler, Jimmy Lyons, Noah Howard, Peter Brötzmann, Henry Grimes, Hamid Drake, William Parker, Assif Tsahar or Charles Gayle.