Musik muss Geist und Seele haben - diese Grundhaltung des Jazz, seine Suche nach dem Ungehörten, nach der Kraft der Emotion, seine konkurrenzlose innere wie äußere Freiheit, das ist Inspiration von ACT. "In the Spirit of Jazz" folgt diesem Leitmotiv - u.a. mit Youn Sun Nah, Nils Landgren, Viktoria Tolstoy, Leszek Mozdzer und Wolfgang Haffner.
Modern society is changing – away from “either/or” to “both/and”. Ideological, economic and cultural hostilities are increasingly being overcome. Diversity, instead of conformity, is moving more into the foreground, with the emphasis on togetherness instead of that which separates. This also applies to music, especially jazz.For ACT and its founder Siggi Loch, jazz was right from the start more than simply a narrowly defined style, determined by fixed categories and only one style of sound. He and his team are of the same opinion as the great, recently deceased Abbey Lincoln who once said, when asked to describe the essence of jazz, said, “Jazz is a spirit.”Music must have spirit and soul – this stance of jazz, its search for the previously unheard, for the power of emotion and its unrivalled inner as well as outer freedom, is the insp...Recording Information
Compilation produced by Siggi Loch
Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann