1 CD / Act Music / 2016-06-03Tracks: Overture: America; Some Other Time - (featuring Vince Mendoza); Cool; Maria - (featuring Vince Mendoza); Somewhere; Story of My Life, The - (featuring Vince Mendoza); One Hand, One Heart; Something's...
Artists: Janis Siegel/Nils Landgren
Personnel: Janis Siegel (vocals); Nils Landgren (vocals, trombone); Jan Lundgren (piano); Wolfgang Haffner (drums).
Audio Mixer: Adrian von Ripka.
Recording information: Sound Studio N, ...continue...
1 CD / Act Music / 2016-06-03Tracks: Apnea; Blue Silence; Aurore; Christallen Den Fina; Giselle; E Varie Notti Tre Vie Notai; Farväl; Gnossienne No. 1; Lili; Leklåt; Livre D'un Père Sarde, Le; Si Dolce E Il Tormento
Artists: Galliano/Jan Lundgren/Paolo Fresu/Richard Galliano
Personnel: Jan Lundgren (piano); Paolo Fresu (trumpet, flugelhorn); Richard Galliano (accordion, bandoneon).
Audio Mixer: Gérard De Haro.
Liner Note Author: René Hess.
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Jukka Perko/Iiro Rantala
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Tore Brunborg
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Vincent Peirani
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Dieter Ilg
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Marius Neset
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Tracks: Steady-Going; Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuá auf Liebe eingestellt; Let It Be Me; Que Sera Sera; Keep Walking; Both Sides Now; Home; Good Times; Waltz In C; Change; What a Wonderful World; Don't Fen...
Artists: Randi Tytingvåg
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Leszek Mozdzer
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Natalia Mateo
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Jan Prax Quartet/Jan Prax
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Tracks: Hippie; So What; Piano Man; Autumn Leaves; Summertime; My Funny Valentine; One For Daddy O; Django
Artists: Wolfgang Haffner
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Helge Lien Trio/Adam Baldych
2 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Solveig Slettahjell/Knut Reiersrud
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-13Artists: Asja Valcic/Klaus Paier
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-06Tracks: First Light Tundra; Early Morning Forest; Late Morning Snow; Noon White Mountain; Afternoon Ice Fog; Evening Blizzard; Night Tunra
Artists: Scott DuBois (Guitar)/Scott Dubois Quartet
The Scott DuBois Quartet, featuring Gebhard Ullmann, Thomas Morgan, and Kresten Osgood, performs DuBois' unique, forward-thinking compositions with an intense focus on group improvisation, interaction...continue...
Personnel: Scott DuBois (guitar); Gebhard Ullmann (bass clarinet, tenor saxophone); Kresten Osgood (drums).
Audio Mixer: Walter Quintus.
Liner Note Author: Scott DuBois .
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-11-06Tracks: Hipsters Hop; Gavotte I, English Suite No.6; Charleston; Dream Dancing; Diplomata; Lion's Steps; Ballet of the Dunes; All You Want to Do Is Dance; Sandancer; Carioca; Premier Bal; Ragtime Dance; Moon...
Artists: Echoes of Swing
The quartet Echoes of Swing have found a distinctive and exceptional sound, which has caused a sensation at countless concerts and festivals in the U.S....continue...
Personnel: Colin Dawson (vocals, trumpet); Chris Hopkins (alto saxophone); Bernd Lhotzky (piano, celesta); Oliver Mewes (drums).
Audio Mixer: Wolfgang Schiefermair.
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-10-02Tracks: Norwegian Wood; Working Class Hero; Just Like Starting Over; Just Because; Woman; Imagine; Help; Watching the Wheels; Oh My Love; In My Life; Happy Xmas, War Is Over; All You Need Is Love
Artists: Iiro Rantala
John Lennon would have been 75 years old on October 9, 2015. On My Working Class Hero, Finnish pianist Iiro Rantala pays tribute to this...continue...
Personnel: Iiro Rantala (piano).
Audio Mixer: Klaus Scheuermann.
Liner Note Author: Iiro Rantala.
Recording information: ACT art Collection, Berlin (04/21/2015).
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-10-02Tracks: Philip à Paris; Toscane; December 26th; More Bells; Transparence; Climate Warning; Virtuous Women; Eternel Désir, L'; Noburl; Isabelle; Homecomings; Pendulum
Artists: Philip Catherine
Featuring a magical concert filmed by Belgian Flemish TV, ACT is very pleased to release this live project by Philip Catherine.
First album with a...continue...
Personnel: Philip Catherine (guitar); Nicolas Fiszman (acoustic guitar, electric bass); Francois Chamberlan, Pascal Crismer, Isabelle Scoubeau, Isabelle Bonesire, Jean-Frédéric Molard, Pasca...continue...
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-10-02Tracks: 99; Clockwork; Raw, Scorched and Untethered; Holocene; Kids, The; Webs; San Luis Obispo; Event Horizon; Line, The (Dividing Good and Evil Cuts Through the Heart of Every Human Being); 'Round About Mi...
Artists: Romain Collin
From the very first note on his ACT debut, Romain Collin's music creates evocative moving pictures that cast a spell on the listener. Vivid musical...continue...
Personnel: Romain Collin (piano, programming); Laura Metcalf (cello); Luques Curtis (double bass); Kendrick Scott (drums); Jeremy Lucas (programming).
Audio Mixer: Jeremy Lucas.
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-09-04Tracks: Tears of the World; Please Mr. Foreman; Jewels; Living in the Key of G; Que Sera Sera; Friends; Too Proud; Apples Don't Fall Far from the Tree; I Wish I Had a Girl Like You; Somebody Help Me; Things ...
Artists: Knut Reiersrud/Mighty Sam McClain
On June 16, 2015, the blues world lost an outstanding artist in Mighty Sam McClain. Tears Of The World is his last album, and will...continue...
Personnel: Knut Reiersrud (guitar, harmonica); Mighty Sam McClain (vocals); Bjorn Holm (guitar); Anders Rensvik, Tuva Færden, Jon Hjellum Brodal, Maja Gravermoen Thoresen, Åshild Breie Nyhus...continue...
5 CD / Act Music / 2015-08-28Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-08-09Tracks: Unforeseeable; Bass Song; Something New; Memorial; Subway Song; Yes You; Last; Day and Night
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-06-09Tracks: Blue Pepper; Azzurro; Blue Prelude; La Paloma Azul [The Blue Dove]; Blue & Naughty; Blue Moon; Black Stick Blues; Blue River; Out of the Blue; Aoi Sanmyaku [Blue Mountain Range]; Smurf, The; Blue Gar...
Artists: Echoes of Swing
With the new series "Good Time Jazz," ACT pays tribute to the glamourous swing era of the 1920s and '30s, and to a music that...continue...
Audio Mixer: Klaus Scheuermann.
Liner Note Author: Alyn Shipton.
Recording information: Tonstudio Weinberg der Landesmusikdirektion, Kefermarkt (05/25/2013-05/17/2013).
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-06-09Tracks: Jazz is a Spirit; Manic Depression; Ethiopia; Journey of Now; Voodoo Child (Slight Return); Omega; Burning of the Midnight Lamp; Purple Haze; Mindful Intent; Middle Way; Samsara [For Wayne]; If 6 Was...
Artists: Terri Lyne Carrington
Grammy Award® winner! Features world-famous musicians including Herbie Hancock, Greg Osby, Meshell Ndegeocello, Jimmy Haslip, Adam Rogers, and Kevin Eubanks....continue...
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-02-10Tracks: Bird Calls #1; On the DL; Bird Calls #2; Chillin'; Bird Calls #3; Talin Is Thinking; Both Hands; Bird Calls #4; Gopuram; Maybe Later; Bird Calls #5; Sure Why Not?; Man, Thanks for Coming
Artists: Rudresh Mahanthappa
Rudresh Mahanthappa is perennially near the top of the DownBeat Critics Poll, and has been named Alto Saxophonist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists...continue...
Personnel: Rudresh Mahanthappa (alto saxophone); Adam O'Farrill (trumpet); Matt Mitchell (piano); François Moutin (acoustic bass); Rudy Royston (drums).
Audio Mixer: Mike Marciano.
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-02-10Tracks: Speak To Me; Inspire; Breathe; On the Run; Time; Magic Spells; Hear This Whispering; Great Gig In the Sky, The; Gotta Go Somewhere; Money; Us and Them; Purple or Blue; Any Colour You Like; Brain Dama...
Artists: Nguyên Lê
A new take on the Pink Floyd classic! This virtuoso guitarist has performed with Randy Brecker, Vince Mendoza, Carla Bley, Trilok Gurtu, and more....continue...
Tributee: Pink Floyd.
Personnel: Nguyên Lê (electric guitar, electronics); Youn Sun Nah (vocals); Fiete Felsch, Peter Bolte (flute, alto saxophone); Marcus Bartelt (bass clarinet, bar...continue...
1 CD / Act Music / 2015-01-13Tracks: Pieces of Emotion; Shine and Blue; Song For Her; Loving You; Clubbing; Springtime Dancing; Walking By Your Side; Beats and Bounce; Drum Solo; Snapshot
Artists: Manu Katché
Both as a live and studio musician, Manu Katché is regarded one of the greatest drummers of our time. Has worked with pop greats such...continue...
Personnel: Manu Katché (drums); Tore Brunborg (saxophone, bass synthesizer); Luca Aquino (trumpet); Jim Watson (piano, Hammond b-3 organ).
Liner Note Author: Olivier Bride.
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-12-09Artists: Michael Wollny/Michael Wollny Trio
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-11-04Tracks: I Wish It Was Christmas; First Noel, The; Come Sunday; Santa Claus Is Coming to Town; What a Wonderful World; Angel's Carol; Last Christmas; If Anybody Ask You; Icicles; Maria durch ein Dornwald ging...
Artists: Nils Landgren
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-10-07Tracks: Sound of Silence; Anywhere I Lay My Head; Take On Me; Video Games; Avalanche; Love Will Tear Us Apart; König von Deutschland; Toxic; Dead End Street; I Will; Blue Monday; Don't Talk (Put Your He...
Artists: Tobias Christl
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-08-12Tracks: Old Folks; Fried Bananas; Hello George [For G. Shearing]; Blues in the Closet; How Deep Is the Ocean; Jenny Wren; Song for D; Sublime; Pivoine; L'eternel Désir; Standing at the Window Waving Goo...
Artists: Martin Wind/Philip Catherine
Personnel: Philip Catherine (guitar).
Audio Mixer: Klaus Scheuermann.
Recording information: Realistic Sound Studio (04/03/2013/04/04/2013).
Photographer: Dean Bennici....continue...
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-08-12Tracks: Ballad for E.; Momento Magico; Liberetto; Hindustan Blues; Requiem for a Lost Son; Mali On My Mind; Gnossienne; Dragon, The; Esperanto; Preludio; Notes for OP and Wes; Sugar Man; Mer, La
Artists: Ulf Wakenius
Personnel: Ulf Wakenius (steel guitar, nylon-string guitar, bass guitar).
Audio Mixer: Lars Nilsson.
Recording information: Nilento Studio, Gothenburg (08/26/2013-08/27/2013).
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-07-29Artists: Gwilym Simcock
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-06-10Artists: Adam Baldych/Yaron Herman
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-06-10Artists: Christof Lauer/NDR Bigband
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-05-20Artists: Marius Neset/Marius Neset & Trondeim Jazz Orchestra
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-05-13Tracks: Forest, A; In Your House; Caterpillar, The; In Between Days; Reflection, A; Killing an; Just Like Heaven & Close To Me; Lullaby; Boys Don't Cry
Artists: Pierrick Pédron
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-04-01Artists: Vincent Peirani/Emile Parisien
2 CD / Act Music / 2014-04-01Artists: Joachim Kühn
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-03-18Artists: Alexey Kruglov/Joachim Kühn
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-03-12Tracks: Contemplation; Pré-luth Modal; Kuna; Encyclopédie, L'; Dialogue; Colibri Royal, Le; Rêve Lucide, Le; Mélancolie, La; Intention Paradoxale, L'; Vie Ephémère, La; Canaries
Artists: Johannes Vogt/Knut Rossler
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-03-12Tracks: Aît Oumrar; Ya Rijal; Awra; Lebnia; Alouhid; Sandiya; Amaliya; Gwarir; Joker, The; Nesrafet
Artists: Karim Ziad
Personnel: Karim Ziad (vocals, guitar, mandola, drums, percussion, background vocals); Nguyên Lê (guitar); Abdenour Djemaï (banjo, mandola, background vocals); Alain Debiossat (soprano ...continue...
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-03-12Artists: The Nils Landgren Funk Unit
In the '70s and early '80s, ABBA was one of the groups that most rock critics loved to hate. How could ABBA's bubblegum Europop be so huge, critics wondered, at a time when chal...continue...
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-03-12Tracks: Pre. Lude; 21st Century Jesus; Kap Hoorn; Ten Lifes; I. Lude I; October Boulevard; Love Fails; Life Is Like Weather; I. Lude. II; Everybody Knows But Me; Lullaby; I. Lude. III; Climbing Up; Post. Lude
Artists: Chris Gall Trio/Enik
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-03-12Tracks: Although You're Gone - Viktoria Tolstoy; Marion & Sam - Michael Wollny/Lars Danielsson; Fragile - Michael Wollny/Nils Landgren; Blues Panic - Chris Gall Trio; Majas Polska - Kraja/Johan Norberg/Jonas...
Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-03-12Tracks: Crazy Little Thing Called Love; Don't Let It Get To You; 99; So Are You; It's Still Rock'N'Roll To Me; (I Need You) So Bad; 1980; Winters Night; I Can Hardly See You; Love Dance; Too Much Guitar; Sho...
Artists: Torsten Goods
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-03-12Tracks: Booty Rock; Riders on the Storm; Mo Stuff; Fonk da World; Anytime Anywhere; Rock It; Amtrak; Freedom Jazz Dance; Sunset, Le; What's Up, What's Up; From Stockholm to Bejing; New Morning; Calvados
Artists: The Nils Landgren Funk Unit/Nils Landgren
Personnel: Nils Landgren (vocals, flugelhorn, trombone); Magnum Coltrane Price (vocals, rap vocals, synthesizer); Niklas Gabrielsson (vocals, drums, congas); Robert Östlund (guitar, organ, synthe...continue...
1 CD / Act Music / 2014-03-12Artists: Christof Lauer/Gary Husband (Jazz)/Michael Godard