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Painkiller

50Th Birthday Celebration Volume 12 - Painkiller Featuring Mike Patton

Painkiller: 50Th Birthday Celebration Volume 12 - Painkiller Featuring Mike Patton (Tzadik)


 

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UPC: 702397501220

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-5012
Squidco Product Code: 5370

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2005
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack

Personnel:

Bill Laswell-bass

John Zorn- Saxophone

Hamid Drake- Drums

Special Guest Mike Patton- Voice

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Related Categories of Interest:

Tzadik
NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv
Jazz
Zorn. John
Improvised Music
Chicago Jazz & Improvisation
Quartet Recordings
Before April-2006

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descriptions, reviews, &c.
"A powerful and breathtaking meeting of masters. With the tight rhythm section of Laswell and Drake, who have a long history working together in a variety of bands and contexts, and the empathetic insanity of Patton and Zorn, this set was as much of a surprise to the musicians as it was to the pumped up crowd that were lucky enough to hear it that night. Although billed as Painkiller, this once in a lifetime unit was really something completely different. At times hilarious, exhilarating, outrageous and transcendent, this is music only the New American Underground could create. East Coast meets West Coast meets Midwest: New York, California and Chicago come together in this twisted, funky improviser's paradise."-Tzadik

Artist Biographies:

"John Zorn (born September 2, 1953) is an American composer, arranger, producer, saxophonist, and multi-instrumentalist with hundreds of album credits as performer, composer, and producer across a variety of genres including jazz, rock, hardcore, classical, surf, metal, klezmer, soundtrack, ambient, and improvised music. He incorporates diverse styles in his compositions which he identifies as avant-garde or experimental. Zorn was described by Down Beat as "one of our most important composers".

Zorn established himself within the New York City downtown music movement in the mid-1970s performing with musicians across the sonic spectrum and developing experimental methods of composing new music. After releasing albums on several independent US and European labels, Zorn signed with Elektra Nonesuch and received wide acclaim with the release of The Big Gundown, an album reworking the compositions of Ennio Morricone. He attracted further attention worldwide with the release of Spillane in 1987, and Naked City in 1989. After spending almost a decade travelling between Japan and the US he made New York his permanent base and established his own record label, Tzadik, in the mid-1990s.

Tzadik enabled Zorn to maintain independence from the mainstream music industry and ensured the continued availability of his growing catalog of recordings, allowing him to prolifically record and release new material, issuing several new albums each year, as well as promoting the work of many other musicians. Zorn has led the hardcore bands Naked City and Painkiller, the klezmer/free jazz-influenced quartet Masada, composed over 600 pieces as part of the Masada Songbooks that have been performed by an array of groups, composed concert music for classical ensembles and orchestras, and produced music for opera, sound installations, film and documentary. Zorn has undertaken many tours of Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, often performing at festivals with many other musicians and ensembles that perform his diverse output.

Zorn's compositions cross many genres and he has stated "All the various styles are organically connected to one another. I'm an additive person-the entire storehouse of my knowledge informs everything I do. People are so obsessed with the surface that they can't see the connections, but they are there." For Zorn "Composing is more than just imagining music-it's knowing how to communicate it to musicians. And you don't give an improviser music that's completely written out, or ask a classical musician to improvise. I'm interested in speaking to musicians in their own languages, on their own terms, and in bringing out the best in what they do. To challenge them and excite them." "

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Zorn)
4/19/2017

"Hamid Drake (born August 3, 1955) is an American jazz drummer and percussionist. He lives in Chicago, IL but spends a great deal of time touring worldwide. By the close of the 1990s, Hamid Drake was widely regarded as one of the best percussionists in jazz and avant improvised music. Incorporating Afro-Cuban, Indian, and African percussion instruments and influence, in addition to using the standard trap set, Drake has collaborated extensively with top free-jazz improvisers. Drake also has performed world music; by the late 70s, he was a member of Foday Musa Suso's Mandingo Griot Society and has played reggae throughout his career.

Drake has worked with trumpeter Don Cherry, pianist Herbie Hancock, saxophonists Pharoah Sanders, Fred Anderson, Archie Shepp and David Murray and bassists Reggie Workman and William Parker (in a large number of lineups)

He studied drums extensively, including eastern and Caribbean styles. He frequently plays without sticks; using his hands to develop subtle commanding undertones. His tabla playing is notable for his subtlety and flair. Drake's questing nature and his interest in Caribbean percussion led to a deep involvement with reggae."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamid_Drake)
4/19/2017

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Zorn, John
The Classic Guide To Strategy Vol. 4
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Last Exit
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Paura
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(Hatology)
Koglmann, Franz
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(Hatology)
OffonOff
Clash
(Smalltown Superjazzz)
Wyatt, Robert
Comicopera
(Domino)
Gilmore, Joe
On Quasi-Convergence and Quiet Spaces
(Cut)
Kaiser, Henry, Noyes, Charles K. & Park, Sang-Won
Invite The Spirit 1983
(Tzadik)
Mori, Ikue
Bhima Swarga-The Journey of the Soul From Hell to Heaven [DVD]
(Tzadik)
Parker, William / Drake, Hamid
Volume 2: Summer Snow
(Aum Fidelity)
Ussachevsky, Vladimir
Electronic and Acoustic Works 1957-1972
(New World Records)
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(Creative Sources)
Amado / Kessler / Nilssen-Love
Teatro
(European Echoes)
Mahanthappa, Rudresh
Codebook
(Pi Recordings)
Sharp, Elliott
Sharp? Monk? Elliott Sharp Plays the Music of Thelonious Monk
(Clean Feed)
ONJQ: Otomo Yoshihide's New Jazz Orchestra
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(Clean Feed)
Murray Trio, David
3D Family
(Hatology)
Henry Cow
Concerts [remastered]
(Recommended Records)
Kasyansky, Grundik
Light and Roundchair
(Creative Sources)
This Heat
Out of Cold Storage Box Set (6 CDs)
(This Is/Recommended Records)
Drake, Hamid / Tsahar, Assif
Live at Glenn Miller Cafe: Soul Bodies Volume 2
(Ayler)
Univers Zero
Live
(Cuneiform)
Ratkje, Maja Blonk, Jaap
Post-Human Identities
(Kontrans)
Massacre
Killing Time
(Recommended Records)
Robert, Jocelyn
Pandore
(Ambiances Magnetiques)
Kyriakides, Yannis
The Buffer Zone
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Mitchell, Roscoe Quintet
Turn
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Ribot, Marc
Spiritual Unity
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Sun Ra
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(ESP)
Grandmothers, The
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(Obvious Music)
Art Ensemble of Chicago
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(Pi Recordings)
Necks, The
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(Recommended Records)
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Middle of the Moment
(Recommended Records)
Univers Zero
Implosion
(Cuneiform)
Masada String Trio
Masada String Trio - 50Th Birthday Celebration - Volume One
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Ex, The
Joggers & Smoggers
(Ex Records)
Koenji Hyakkei 3
Live at Star Pine's Cafe (DVD)
(Magaibutsu)
Necks, The
Drive By
(Recommended Records)
VRIL (Bob Drake, Lukas Simonis, Chris Cutler)
Effigies in Cork
(Recommended Records)
Art Bears
Winter Songs
(Recommended Records)
Quan Ninh, Le
Le Ventre Negatif
(Meniscus)
Cartwright's GloryLand PonyCat, George
Black Ants Crawling
(Innova)
Bailey, Derek / Berthiaume, Antoine / Frith, Fred
Soshin
(Ambiances Magnetiques)
Nakamura, Toshimaru / Sachiko M
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(erstwhile)
Frith, Derome, Tanguay, Boisen
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(Ambiances Magnetiques)
Henry Cow
In Praise of Learning
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Thinking Plague
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Fuck Shit Up
(Victo)
Hideki, Kato; Mori, Ikue; Frith, Fred
Death Ambient
(Tzadik)
Iolini
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Threadgill, Henry's Zooid
Up Popped the Two Lips
(Pi Recordings)
Univers Zero
Rhythmix
(Cuneiform)
Cutler, Chris / Frith, Fred
Live Vol. 2 in Trondheim, Berlin & Limoges
(Recommended Records)
Blegvad, Peter with Greaves, John / Culter, Chris
Just Woke Up
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Chadbourne / Kaiser
The Guitar Lesson
(Victo)
Dresser, Mark / Fred Frith / Ikue Mori
Later...
(Victo)
Dresser, Mark / Denman Maroney
Duologues
(Victo)
Doneda, Michel / Erik M / Jean-Marc Montera
Not
(Victo)
Derome, Jean et les Dangereux Zhoms (Cartier, Derome, Dostaler, Lussier, Tanguay, Walsh)
Navre
(Ambiances Magnetiques)
Derome, Jean et les Dangereux Zhoms; Cartier, Derome, Dostaler, Lussier, Tanguay, Walsh
Carnets de voyage
(Ambiances Magnetiques)
Evidence: Cartier, Derome, Monk, Tanguay
Musique de Thelonious Monk
(Ambiances Magnetiques)
Bruire; Michel F Cote
Les Fleurs de Léo
(Ambiances Magnetiques)
Les Granules
Au Royaume du Silencieux
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Other Recommended Releases:
Zorn, John
The Classic Guide To Strategy Vol. 4
(Tzadik)
Last Exit
Iron Path
(ESP)



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