Pablo Records was a record label founded by Norman Granz in 1972, some ten years after he had sold his jazz labels (including the world-famous Verve Records) to MGM Records. Pablo initially featured recordings by acts that he managed: Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson and Joe Pass. Later, recordings by Count Basie, John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie and Sarah Vaughan were added. Milt Jackson and Paulinho da Costa recorded for Pablo from the mid-70s to the mid-80s. In 1987 the label was acquired by Fantasy Records, who continued to release previously unissued recordings using the Pablo name.