Various Artists

Global Magic - The Ultimate Act World Jazz Anthology Vol. V - CD | Out Of Print

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9290-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92902 0
  • German Release: 01/05/2001
  • Genre: World Jazz
 
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The term "world music" has long since become a catch-word that causes mistrust, since it often stands for music that aims for the quickest exotic effect with the lowest common denominator. This sampler is the latest in a series that began in 1996 with the CD "A Little Magic in a Noisy World". That CD has since become an ACT classic, and we feel honored to be able to apply the phrase "world-embracing" to these samplers. The 18 pieces presented here display an unbelievable variety. They travel the routes that jazz musicians and folk virtuosos from the most diverse backgrounds have taken: to Africa, Asia, Latin America, and such lands as Sardinia, Sweden, and Norway. Here there is no "common denominator" – the music’s originality is given free rein. "Global Magic":  the magic of co-e...

Recording Information

Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann
Concept & Compilation by Siegfried Loch