The ACT Company
Auenstraße 47
80469 München
Phone +49 (0)89 72 94 920

Our office is situated in a villa near the centre of the city between Baldeplatz and Roecklplatz, in the "Isarvorstadt". It is situated 3,5 km south of the main station and 2,9 km south-west of Marienplatz.


ACT Music

"Today ACT is considered one of the finest curators of progressive jazz and creative music.” DOWNBEAT (US)

With a roster that boasts some of the most influential contemporary jazz recordings of recent years - namely those of the epoch defining sound of the sorely missed Esbjörn Svensson Trio - among a wide range of leading jazz instrumentalist and singers since it's foundation in 1992 by the music manager and producer Siggi Loch, the German label ACT has grown to a global force. Over the past 25 years ACT has championed an incredible array of jazz artists who are defined by their desire to push musical boundaries while reaching out to a wider audience with both authenticity and innovation at their core. This list includes the likes of Nils Landgren, Michael Wollny, Marius Neset, Lars Danielsson, Joachim Kühn, Ulf Wakenius, Youn Sun Nah, Nguyen Le, Leszek Mozdzer, Vincent Peirani, Emile Parisien and many more. Although the main focus of ACT lies on European jazz, it has been the driving force behind the careers of US artists such as (recently) Vijay Iyer, Rudresh Mahanthappa or Scott Duois. In 2017 ACT will celebrate its 25th anniversary - 25 years music "In the Spirit of Jazz.
ACT Story

Siggi Loch

Siggi Loch

"My philosophy has always been not to look from musicians but for artist personalities of great independence and the recognisable will to inspire an audience."

ACT label boss Siegfried "Siggi" Loch is one of the most successful managers in the international music business and is considered the discoverer and producer of such lauded names as Klaus Doldinger, The Rattles, Katja Ebstein, Amon Düül, Can, Heinz Rudolf Kunze, Marius Müller-Westernhagen and Al Jarreau – to name just a few. At the age of 25 Loch was the youngest boss of an international record company (Liberty-United Artists). At the end of the 80s he turned his back on the major business as president of WEA Europe, and set out to fulfil his childhood dream by founding his own independent label "ACT" in 1992, which is today one of the leading brands in European jazz. Ever since then "In the Spirit of Jazz" has been Loch's guiding principle: music far removed from a predefined style, without being afraid of mixing genres and crossing boundaries. In line with and ahead of the times. For people with open ears and open minds. For the spirit and for the soul.