Musicians have long recognized the implications of being citizens in the new global village. High speed communications, and computer technology have allowed creative artists to sample an infinite range of cultural influences, folk traditions, and ethnic legacies. It’s as though someone was pouring accelerant on a camp fire. Suddenly the country side is ablaze! The improvisational foundation of jazz is such that its practioners are uniquely suited to dip into the cauldron of international musical ideas, creating new sounds for a new age. Now these artists have a home - ACT records.