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

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9270-2
  • Barcode: 614427927026
  • German Release: 01/01/1998
  • Genre: World Jazz
No longer available – out of print

Jazz is World music in the best possible sense. Ever since jazz began to exist in the multicultural melting pot of New Orleans it was basically a mixture of musics from Africa and Europe and is the most important music created in the 20th century. Jazz is the musical language that fulfills the vision of a modern society of people getting together to create, work, and communicate by searching for one common goal: freedom of the individual within a group of equals.   Just as African-American musicians like John Coltrane rediscovered their musical heritage and made it part of their musical expression, likewise European musicians such as Bengt-Arne Wallin have become fascinated by their own rich and musically valid folk music.  For me world jazz = cultural crossovers is very much a part of the ACT labels’ philosophy. On ACT you...

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Produced by Siegfried Loch