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Amon: The Book Of Angels Volume 24

Klezmerson: Amon: The Book Of Angels Volume 24 (Tzadik)

Tzadik's series reinterpreting John Zorn's Masada compositions releases the 24th "Book of Angels", performed by Klezmerson, a Mexico-based ensemble led by violist & composer Benjamin Shwartz, who founded the group in 2003 to integrate music from a Mexican standpoint.

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UPC: 702397832829

Label: Tzadik
Catalog ID: TZA-CD-8328
Squidco Product Code: 20498

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded by Benjamin Shwartz in 2014. Mastered by Scott Hull.


Carina Lopez-bass

Marco Renteria-bass

Natalia Perez-cello

Chali Mercado-drums

Gustavo Nandayapa-drums, percussion

Maria Emilia Martinez-flute

Alex Otaola-guitar

Juan Manuel Ledezma-guitar, Requinto guitar

Rodrigo Santoyo-oud

Chatran Gonzalez-percussion

Daniel Zlotnik-clarinet, saxophone

Homero Santiago-trombone

Moises Garcia-trumpet

Benjamin Schwartz-viola, piano, organ, Jarana

Rolando Morejon-violin

Osiris Caballero León-violin, Jarana

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track listing:

1. Samchia 4:10

2. Iahmel 4:26

3. Abachta 5:24

4. Yefefiah 5:42

5. Mashith 4:53

6. Sehibiel 3:44

7. Zikiel 5:32

8. Kabshiel 2:56

9. Amabiel 6:40
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"Get ready to be blown out of your seat! Klezmerson has created one of the most astonishing installments of the entire Angels series-a spectacular reading of Masada material drawing upon the rich tradition of Mexican music from Oaxaca to Veracruz. Touching upon Henry Mancini, Xavier Cugat, psyche- delia and so much more, this is without doubt one of the wildest, most creative, flamboyant and masterful readings of Masada material since the Secret Chiefs 3. The work of a maestro in total control of his craft, Amon takes Masada to unimagined places! Essential."-Tzadik

"Benjamin Shwartz, violist, pianist and composer decided to experiment with old and new sounds and difrent flavors back in 2003 integrating Klezmer music from a Mexican standpoint.

Klezmerson gracefully combines melodies and rhythms from Europe's Jewish tradition and interacts with gypsy and Mexican influences, it creates a peculiar fusion including rock, funk and jazz improvisations."-Klezmerson Website

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