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Zorn, John: The Ninth Circle

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 31230
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8385
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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"The latest recording by Zorn's newest ensemble Chaos Magick is a suite inspired by the ancient Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice. Combining contemporary classical with jazz, funk, rock, blues, film soundtrack, noise improvisation an...


Okazaki, Miles / Trevor Dunn / Dan Weiss / John Zorn: Hive Mind

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 31061
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4036
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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A new collective trio of New York luminaries from bassist Trevor Dunn, guitarist Miles Okazaki and drummer Dan Weiss, Okazaki and Weiss having collaborated in Weiss' own Large Ensemble and Dunn a part of Weiss' Starebaby, here in a set of unbridled and unorthodox collective improvisations, with alto saxophonist John Zorn joining the trio on two tracks.


Zorn, John: Meditations On The Tarot

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 31021
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8383
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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The followup to John Zorns' 2019 CD The Hierophant, exploring the single Tarot card of the same name, this album performed by pianist Brian Marsella's Trio with Kenny Wollesen on drums and Trevor Dunn on bass, continues Zorn's exploration into the mystery of the occult through the remaining 13 cards, rendered as lyrical and sophisticated jazz compositions.


Medeski, John: Crawlspace

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 30743
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4035
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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Music with "no restrictions, no guidelines, no imposed intention, no expectation" from keyboardist John Medeski, in an album that evolves static noise into rich and fascinating soundscapes, a blend of improvisation and composition using electric and acoustic keyboards, synthesizers, mellotron and early electronic gear, masterfully unfurled in riveting ways.


Zorn, John: Nostradamus: The Death of Satan

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 30742
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8382
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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The Simulacrum trio of John Medeski on organ, Kenny Grohowski on drums and Matt Hollenberg on guitar, with prior releases Inferno, Unspeakable Depravity..., Beyond Good And Evil and Baphomet, continue composer John Zorn's investigation on the dark side of swinging jazz merged with rock & compositional attitudes, as he explores the written works of Antonin Artaud.


Zorn, John: Chaos Magick

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 30511
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8380
Country: USA
 
Price: $18.95



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"Chaos Magick" is a contemporary magical practice based on the ideas of Austin Osman Spare, influencing the work of William Burroughs, Robert Anton Wilson, and Aleister Crowley, and here inspiring the compositions of John Zorn for his Simulacrum ensemble of Kenny Grohowski on drums & percussion, Matt Hollenberg on electric guitar, Brian Marsella on electric piano and John Medeski on organ.


Mori, Ikue / Brian Marsella / Sae Hashimoto: Archipelago X

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 30510
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4033
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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Part of Tzadik's Spectrum series, the Downtown NY trio of electroacoustic improviser and composer Ikue Mori, pianist Brian Marsella performing on electric keyboards and synths, and classical percussionist Sae Hashimoto on a wealth of marimbas, drums, bells, shakers and chimes, composed these intricately fascinating works by exchanging tracks composed in their home studios.


Riley, Gyan: Silver Lining

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 30504
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4034
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.45



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Virtuoso guitarist and composer Gyan Riley, son of composer Terry Riley, in his second solo album on the Tzadik label, a brilliant collection of classical guitar works expanded with influences from minimalism, flamenco, bossa nova, and folk, nine pieces recorded during the pandemic lockdown for an album of intricate detail and reflective perseverance.


Zorn, John (Frisell / Riley / Lage): Teresa de Avila

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 30172
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8379
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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The third and final CD in composer John Zorn's trilogy inspired by historic figures of Christian mysticism, following works for Francesco d'Assisi and Julian of Norwich, these 10 pieces are conducted by Zorn and written specifically for the acoustic guitar trio of Bill Frisell, Julian Lage and Gyan Riley; an album of breathtaking character and inspired playing.


Zorn, John (Gosling / Hashimoto / Roeder / Smith): Heaven and Earth Magick

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 30009
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8378
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Zorn's compositions on this album bridge the worlds of contemporary compositional and fully improvised jazz, Zorn conducting a quartet with Stephen Gosling's piano and Sae Hashimoto's vibraphone parts fully notated, while drummer Ches Smith and bassist Jorge Roeder provide an improvisational rhythm section, bringing to life these dynamic and lyrical works.


Haden, Petra (w/ John Zorn / Jesse Harris feat. the Julian Lage Trio): Songs For Petra [VINYL]

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 29943
Catalog Code: LP-TZA-6011LE
Country: USA
 
Price: $32.95



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The songwriting team of John Zorn and Jesse Harris, who worked together on Zorn's The Song Project, wrote these beautiful melodies & lyrics that merge elements of rock and jazz for singer Petra Haden, performed in a quintet with Jesse Harris on acoustic guitar, keys & background vocals, Kenny Wollesen on drums, percussion, Julian Lage on guitar, and Jorge Roeder on bass.


Zorn, John Gnosis Quartet: Gnosis: The Inner Light

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 29942
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8377
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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John Zorn's Gnostic Quartet of Bill Frisell on guitar, Carol Emanuel on harp, John Medeski on organ, piano & Fender Rhodes, and Kenny Wollesen on vibraphone perform Zorn's melodic compositions dedicated to one of Zorn's earliest mentors, Ennio Morricone, through nine compositions of "beautiful harmonies, a driving rhythmic pulse and stunning lyricism."


Red Fiction: Visions of the Void

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 29832
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-7819
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.45



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Composer and guitarist Jason Schimme of Secret Chiefs 3 steps out on his own with a set of effusive and irresistible compositions for a large ensemble of primarily West Coast musicians, his works blending a wide variety of traditions and styles, from blues, jazz and surf rock to Balkan folk, shifting quickly within each piece in nimble and clever ways.


Zorn, John (Stephen Gosling): The Turner Etudes

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 29831
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8376
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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A suite of short pieces for solo piano subtitled "Images and Impressions for Piano", composed by John Zorn and performed by frequent Zorn interpreter Stephen Gosling, the works inspired by the sketches of English painter J.M.W. Turner, embracing influences including Ligeti, Scriabin, Bach, Glass, Debussy, Bartok, Berio, Feldman, Xenakis, Schoenberg &c.


Zorn, John: Azoth

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 29830
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8375
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Two compositions by John Zorn for solo cello and two works for cello and rhythm section, performed by cellists Jay Campbell (JACK Quartet) and Michael Nicolas (Brooklyn Rider, International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)), with drummer Ches Smith and bassist Jorge Roeder taking the rhythm chairs; exciting and innovative compositions in virtuoso performances.


I.P.Y. (Ikue Mori / Phew / YoshimiO): IPY

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 29710
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4032
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Bringing together three Japanese avant experimenters and improvisers — Ikue Mori (DNA, Downtown NY mainstay), YoshimiO (Boredoms, Saicobab and OOIOO) and Phew (Aunt Sally) — for a live performance at U.F.O. Club, in Tokyo in 2019, blurring the edges of experimentation, improvisation, and rock, an exciting and powerful first meeting for this trio.


Haden, Petra (w/ John Zorn / Jesse Harris feat. the Julian Lage Trio): Songs For Petra

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 29547
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8374
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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The songwriting team of John Zorn and Jesse Harris, who worked together on Zorn's The Song Project, wrote these beautiful melodies & lyrics that merge elements of rock and jazz for singer Petra Haden, performed in a quintet with Jesse Harris on acoustic guitar, keys & background vocals, Kenny Wollesen on drums, percussion, Julian Lage on guitar, and Jorge Roeder on bass.


Spike Orchestra, The: Splintered Stories

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 29414
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4031
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.45



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Director Sam Eastmond composed and arranged these works for the 15-piece big band Spike Orchestra, as he examines the power and magic of words through stories, splintered and fragmented through resonance and dissonance, merging influences, styles and instrumental colors over four expansive works yielding inspired moments in orchestration and soloing.


Zorn, John (Medeski / Grohowski / Hollenberg): Baphomet

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 29413
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8372
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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The eight album from John Zorn's Simulacrum ensemble, blurring the lines between improvisation, fusion, exotica, compositional forms, and death-metal organ trio, performed with keyboardist John Medeski and members of heavy rock bands Cleric and Imperial Triumphant--Kenny Grohowski & Matt Hollenberg--in an epic 40 minutes long-form composition.


Zorn, John feat. the Brian Marsella Trio: Calculus

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 29253
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8371
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Two major 20-minute long-form compositions scored for piano trio from composer John Zorn, performed by the NY trio of pianist Brian Marsella along with the dynamic rhythm section of Trevor Dunn and Kenny Wollesen, each piece a tour-de-force from rapid runs of technical mastery to fervid moments of instrospection and delicacy, a passionate expedition in the piano trio form.


Marsella, Brian: Gatos Do Sul

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 29247
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4029
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Pianist and composer Brian Marsella leads an all-star octet including Cyro Baptista, Mark Feldman, Jon Irabagon performing Marsella's lyrical and upbeat compositions inspired by classical, jazz, and folkloric Brazilian music and influenced by composers from Ernesto Nazareth, Heitor Villa-Lobos and Pixinguinha to Baden Powell and Egberto Gismonti; irrepressible!


Zorn, John (Lage / Frisell / Riley): Virtue

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 28598
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8370
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Following up "Nove Cantici Per Francesco D'Assisi" with the three acoustic guitars of Bill Frisell, Gyan Riley and Julian Lage, "Virtue" is inspired by Julian of Norwich, one of the founders of Christian mysticism, portrayed through twelve succinct Zorn compositions of beautifully lyrical contrapuntal interplay and transcendental reflection.


Zorn, John (Medeski / Grohowski / Hollenberg): Beyond Good And Evil - Simulacrum Live

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 28492
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8369
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Merging heavy melodic jazz with tinges of heavy metal, John Zorn's Simulacrum trio of John Medeski on organ, Kenny Grohowski on drums, and Matt Hollenberg on guitar perform nine of Zorn's intense compositions in a beautifully recorded concert at the Firehouse 12 studio, the band's consummate playing and passion bringing power to Zorn's darkly exciting music.


Taborn, Craig / Vadim Neselovskyi: The Book Beri'ah Vol 11: Da'at

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 28243
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5111
Country: USA
 
Price: $16.95



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Two pianists--Vadim Neselovskyi and Craig Taborn--take on the 11th volume of composer John Zorn's 3rd book of Masada compositions, The Book Beri'ah, in settings from solo piano, piano duos, and three pieces for piano, bass and drums, performed with bassist Dan Loomis and drummer Ronen Itzik; beautifully lyrical work merging contemporary compositional and improvisation forms.


Gnostic Trio (Emanuel / Frisell / Wollesen): The Book Beri'ah Vol 7: Netzach

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 28242
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5107
Country: USA
 
Price: $16.95



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The Gnostic Trio of guitarist Bill Frisell, vibraphonist Kenny Wollesen and harpist Carol Emanuel, one of composer John Zorn's most lyrical, sophisticated and embraceable bands, takes on the 7th volume of Zorn's "Book Beri'ah", presenting the final 92 compositions of his Masada songbook in a multi-volume set, here with 9 enchanting pieces of rich melody and dialog.


Rei, Sofia / JC Maillard: The Book Beri'ah Vol 1: Keter

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 28241
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5101
Country: USA
 
Price: $16.95



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With three percussionists--JC Maillard, Franco Pinna, and Thierry Aprino--Maillard also playing bass & stringed instruments, plus vocalist and frequent Zorn collaborator Sofia Rei, Zorn's series "The Book Beri'ah" presenting the final 92 compositions in his Masada series initiates with this compellingly beautiful and propulsive album of song.


Secret Chiefs 3 / John Zorn: The Book Beri'ah Vol 10-Malkhut

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 28105
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5110
Country: USA
 
Price: $16.95



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The long-running West Coast-based Secret Chiefs project, here in it's third iteration as an octet, takes on John Zorn's "Book Beri'ah" in its 10th volume, presenting 12 of the final Masada compositions in energetically exciting and virtuosically superb renderings, genre-mashing rock, jazz, fusion, ethnic and avant forms, a superbly compelling and joyful album.


Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol 8: For Antonin Artaud

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 28104
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8368
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Recording in Slovenia during his 2019 residency at the Ljubljana Jazz Festival at the secular Gallus Hall, after Slovenian churches prevented his using their organs, accusing Zorn of believing in supernatural powers, this 8th volume of John Zorn's Hermetic Organ series finds Zorn playing the saxophone simultaneously with the organ, using his feet, hands and elbows.


Banquet Of The Spirits / John Zorn: The Book Beri'ah Vol. 9 - Yesod

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 28022
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5109
Country: USA
 
Price: $16.95



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Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista's Banquet Of The Spirits takes on the 9th volume of composer John Zorn's Book Beri'ah, "Yesod", from his Masada series, here in jubilant rhythms of strong Latin influence and rich Sephardic melodies, performed in a quartet with Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz on accordian, Brian Marsella on piano & vibraphone, and Tim Keiper on drums.


Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol. 7: St. John The Divine 2019

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 28021
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8367
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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John Zorn continues his recording series improvising on large church organs with these three improvisations from St. John the Divine in New York City, a meditative place of worship dedicated to the author of the Book of Revelations, as Zorn evolves three powerfully introspective works, the longest opening to "The Doors of Perception".


Zion80 (John Zorn): The Book Beri'ah Vol 8-HOD

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27998
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5108
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Jon Madof's 10-piece Zion80 ensemble exploring the Jewish tradition through the lense of afro-beat, funk, rock and jazz takeJon Madof's 1Jon Madof's 10-piece Zion80 ensemble exploring the Jewish tradition through the lenses of afro-beat, funk, rock and jazz, takes on John Zorn's 8th volume of his Book Beri'ah in 9 lyrically upbeat and effusive compositions that are rhythmically exciting and charged by superb soloing, a great album of irresistible beats and euphoric melody.0-piece Zion80 ensemble exploring the Jewish tradition through the lense of afro-beat, funk, rock and jazz takes on John Zorn's 8th volume of his Book Beri'ah in 9 lyrically upbeat and effusive compositions that are rhythmically exciting and charged by superb soloing, a great album of irresistible beats and euphoric melody.s on John Zorn's 8th volume of his Book Beri'ah in 9 lyrically upbeat and effusive compositions that are rhythmically exciting and charged by superb soloing, a great album of irresistible beats and euphoric melody.


Zorn, John: Encomia

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27997
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8366
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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Stephen Gosling performs solo piano works by John Zorn, 3 impressionistic pieces in the tradition of Debussy and Ravel paying tribute to legendary ballet dancer Nijinsky, to author Novalis who is credited with inventing the prose poem, and 3rd century poet Nossis, and a duo for piano & violin with Chris Otto inspired by the art of Hilma af Klint and the writings of Sigmund Freud.


Klezmerson: The Book Beri'ah Vol 6-Tiferet

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27758
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5106
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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This Mexican Klezmer groups with three percussionists, and a number of guests on this album, blends rock, jazz, and funk with Klezmer and Mexican styles, an unusual hybrid to take on the 6th Volume of John Zorn's Book Beri'ah, "Tiferet", combining flute and horns with guitar riffs as they take on Zorn's complex melodies and themes of irresistibly warm grooves.


Zorn, John: Nove Cantici Per Francesco D'Assisi

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27756
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8364
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Inspired by the life and thought of the spiritual figure Saint Francis of Assisi, John Zorn composed these ten guitar trios as a suite to be performed during a residency at the Frick museum in New York City, with guitarists Julian Lage and Gyan Riley, heard on his previous "Midsummer Moons" album, joined by guitarist Bil Frisell; contemplative and lyrical music.


Dunn, Trevor (w/ Chow / Choi / Kihlstedt / Dufalo / Zhurbin / Dharamraj): Nocturnes

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27454
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4028
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Downtown bassist mainstay Trevor Dunn, a vital element of many Zorn projects, alongside his own improvisation and compositional work, in his first chamber music album: quartet and trio orchestrations with Trevor Dunn on contrabass, Carla Kihlstedt, Cornelius Dufallo or Jennifer Choi on violin, Vicky Chow on piano, Yves Dharamraj on cello, and Lev Zhurbin on viola.


Zorn, John: The Hierophant

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27448
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8363
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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John Zorn composed this suite of compositions drawing inspiration from the mystic world of the Tarot and its wide range of impressions, emotions and inferences, from breathtaking activity to introspective elegance, performed as a piano trio by a spectacular group of Downtown NY performers: Brian Marsella on piano, Trevor dunn on bass, and Kenny Wollesen on drums.


Zorn, John: Pellucidar - A Dreamers Fantabula [VINYL]

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27446
Catalog Code: LP-TZA-6006
Country: USA
 
Price: $29.95



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Virgin vinyl gatefold remastered issue of Zorn's 2015 Dreamers album with Cyro Baptista on percussion, Joey Baron on drums, Trevor Dunn on bass, Marc Ribot on guitars, Jamie Saft on keyboards, and Kenny Wollesen on vibes, a lyrical album of tuneful compositions and superb soloing, with beguiling compositions inspired by the imaginary worlds of fantasy literature.


Abraxas / John Zorn : The Book Beri'ah Vol 5: Gevurah

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27445
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5105
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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Blending a punk rock sensibility with Sephardic tribalism via a taste of North African Gnawa magic, Abraxas is one of the most primal and rocking ensembles in the Masada family, here taking on the 5th edition of Masada Book Three, "The Book Beri'ah", recording in Bill Laswell's studio for 9 joyfully exuberant and intensely executed interpretations of Zorn's compositions.


Lage, Julian / Gyan Riley: The Book Beri'ah Vol 4: Chesed

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27371
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5104
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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Guitarists Julian Lage and Gyan Riley take on John Zorn's third book of Masada, "The Book Beri'ah", here in the fourth volume performing the rich melodic music in 10 compositions of passionate interplay, from languid passages to rapid interplay, their familiarity lending itself to exceptional extended runs and tight synchronized playing.


Spike Orchestra: The Book Beri'ah Vol 3 - Binah

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27369
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5103
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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The second Masada book project from the adventurous London big band Spike Orchestra, whose interpretations of Zorn's Book of Angels compositions in their Cerberus album was a high point in that series by presenting lyrical strength, skill and power, heard again merging jazz, rock, & klezmer & more as they take on 9 compositions in Zorn's Book Beriah series.


Zorn, John: The Hermetic Organ Vol 6 - For Edgar Allan Poe

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27368
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8362
Country: USA
 
Price: $15.95



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The 6th in John Zorn's "Hermetic Organ" series of real-time improvisations performed by Zorn himself, this volume paying tribute to the 19th century suspense and horror writer Edgar Allan Poe, as Zorn evokes Poe's enduring and chilling imagination using the organ's immense power and implicit sense of foreboding, stretching the limits of the organ.


Cleric (John Zorn - Masada Book 3): The Book Beri'ah Vol 2 | Chokhma

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 27207
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-5102
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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John Zorn's Masada Book Three, "The Book Beri'ah", continues in its second volume with this powerful and demanding album from the Philadelphia avant-metal band of Ludovic Beier on accordion & accordina, Timba Harris on violins, Matt Hollenberg on guitars & Oud, Dan Kennedy on bass, Larry Kwartowitz on drums, and Nick Shellenberger on keyboards & vocals.


Zorn, John: SALEM, 1692

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 26630
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8361
Country: USA
 
Price: $17.95



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NY Composer John Zorn and Dowtown luminary John Zorn's instrumental quartet of Trevor Dunn on bass, Kenny Grohowski on drums, Julian Lage on guitar, and Matt Hollenberg on guitar in their second album of fiery improvisation, focusing on the Salem Witch Trials of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1692 through superlative playing and passionate improvisation; burning!


Marsella, Brian Trio: Outspoken: The Music Of The Legendary Hasaan

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 26625
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4026
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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From Philadelphia comes this exuberant album with its feet firmly planted in jazz tradition as the trio of pianist Brian Marsella, bassist Christian McBride, and drummer Anway Marshall pay tribute to composer and pianist Hasaan Ibn Ali (1931-1980), an influence on Coltrane, Tyner, etc., with 7 Ali originals and a composition for Ali from Marsella.


Eisenberg, Wendy : The Machinic Unconscious

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 26609
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4027
Country: USA
 
Price: $13.95



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Guitarist and composer Wendy Eisenberg leads her powerful Downtown trio with Trevor Dunn on bass and Ches Smith on drums as they present hard-edged work including a piece inspired by poet Alice Notley, blending experimental and rock forms into a strange brew of eccentric improvised pieces, with an angular menacing approach and a fury of irrepressible determination.


Winged Serpents (Courvoisier / Davis / Taborn / Marsella / Ortiz / Coleman): Six Encomiums For Cecil Taylor

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 26451
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4025
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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The Winged Serpents is a collective of solo pianist brought together by John Zorn to pay tribute to brilliant free jazz pianist Cecil Taylor, taking their name from his 1985 Soul Note album "Winged Serpent", Craig Taborn, Sylvie Courvoisier, Brian Marsella, Kris Davis, Aruan Ortiz, and Anthony Coleman each pay homage in original improvisations that invoke the spirit of Taylor's work.


Halvorson, Mary / Bill Frisell: The Maid With The Flaxen Hair

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 26165
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4024
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Two Downtown NY guitarists, both masterful players with unique approaches to their instrument, come together to present extraordinary and brilliant interpretations of an eclectic set of standards and compositions, titled for Claude Debussy's 1910 solo piano work, and including pieces by Hoagy Charmichael, Johnny Smith, Willard Robinson, and a number of traditional works.


Zorn, John: In A Convex Mirror

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 26071
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8360
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Three pieces of "sonic voodoo" with John Zorn improvising on saxophone over the hypnotic Hatian influenced drumming of Ches Smith, while Downtown NY experimenter Ikue Mori provides swirls of sound and other aural additions, Zorn's incredible technique, lyrical skills and unusual twists and turns keeping the listener captivated over compelling and rich rhythm.


Lee, Okkyung: Cheol-Kkot-Sae (Steel.Flower.Bird)

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 25907
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-4023
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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Cellist Okkyung Lee explores her Korean roots in an amazing long-form composition combining electronics, improvisation, composed melodies and noise with Korean traditional music, performed with the superb ensemble of John Edwards (bass), Ches Smith (drums), John Butcher (sax), Jae Hyo Chang (Korean percussion), Song Hee Kwon (Pansori singing), and Lasse Marhaug (electronics).


Zorn, John: Insurrection

Label: Tzadik
Product Code: 25672
Catalog Code: CD-TZA-8359
Country: USA
 
Price: $14.95



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John Zorn pens a powerful set of compositions for a quartet led by two astonishing guitarists--Julian Lage and Matt Hollengberg--with a solid driving force from the rhythm section of Trevor Dunn on bass and Kenny Grohowski on drums, as the band navigates a quick-shifting and utterly impressive blend of jazz, rock, funk, blues, and composed music.