Welcome to Ten O Nine Records, a Chicago-based independent record label.

Jon Hiller is founder and manager of Ten O Nine Records.  Jon started playing drums in Chicago at age 16 in the band Blues By Five.  He joined the Bob Riedy Blues band in 1975 backing Sam Lay, Carey Bell, Eddy Clearwater, Otis Rush, Johnny Littlejohn, Chuck Berry and other local Chicago blues artists.  That led to stints with different bands and musical styles from rock to rockabilly to country.

Over the years he has recorded for Delmark Records along with other local and European labels including: Blues by Five - 1975; Eddy Clearwater -Two Times Nine 1981 (Baron); Matt Lucas - Chicago Sessions 1981 (Congo); Dave Specter - Blue Bird Blues 1991 (Delmark); Tad Robinson - One to Infinity 1994 (Delmark); Bonnie Lee - Sweetheart of the Blues 1995 (Delmark); Karen Carrol - Talk To The Hand 1997 (Delmark); Tad Robinson - Last Go Around 1998 (Delmark); Ken Saydak - Foolish Man 1999 (Delmark); Jimmy Johnson - Peppers Hangout (rec 1977) 2000 (Delmark); Matt Lucas - Back in the Saddle Again 2007 with James Burton and Charlie Musselwhite (Ten O Nine); Bob Riedy Blues Band - Live from Chicago (rec 1977) 2007 (Chicago Sound Recordings); Bob Riedy Blues Band - Late Freight (rec 1979) 2007 (Chicago Sound Recordings); Brian Pepper - Lost Days 2008 (Ten O Nine); Delmark Records 40th Anniversary (Delmark); Delmark Records 45Years of Jazz and Blues (Delmark).

We sign new and established artists, and release archival reissues and anthologies for music of all types.  We accept unsolicited material, but please do not expect a return of promotional materials, or expect a response unless we are interested in pursuing a project with you.


Managing Partner: Jon Hiller - tenonine3@gmail.com
Art Director: Rick DiBello

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