Post Tagged with: "John Zorn"

John Zorn’s Simulacrum – The Garden of Earthly Delights (2017)

John Zorn’s Simulacrum – The Garden of Earthly Delights (2017)

‘The Garden of Earthly Delights’ celebrates Hieronymus Bosch, whose surreal paintings seem to give John Zorn’s Simulacrum permission to follow similar patterns.

The Spike Orchestra – Cerberus (2015)

The Spike Orchestra – Cerberus (2015)

‘Cerberus’ is part of the Masada project orchestrated by John Zorn, this time with considerable help from the deliriously talented Spike Orchestra.

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2014 (Part 4 of 4, Fusion Jazz): Nels Cline Singers, Jaco Pastorius, Elizabeth Shepherd

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2014 (Part 4 of 4, Fusion Jazz): Nels Cline Singers, Jaco Pastorius, Elizabeth Shepherd

S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2014’s fusion jazz, including Nels Cline Singers, Jaco Pastorius, Elizabeth Shepherd and others.

Exclusive stream: Zebrina with Ben Goldberg, “The Desert Speaks” from Hamidbar Medaber (2014)

This Miles-meets-Mosada alchemy offers Interesting new twists.

WTF?! Wednesdays: John Zorn, “Chronology” from Spy vs. Spy (1989)

WTF?! Wednesdays: John Zorn, “Chronology” from Spy vs. Spy (1989)

I wonder what Ornette thinks of this stuff?

Arto Lindsay – Encyclopedia of Arto (2014)

If you’re looking for a little ear expansion, Arto Lindsay’s your man.

Bobby Avey – Authority Melts From Me (2014)

There have been times in the recent history of jazz when I thought that the MuseumAuthority™ would win out.

WTF?! Wednesdays: Eugene Chadbourne, “Electric Rake” (2005)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Eugene Chadbourne, “Electric Rake” (2005)

My introduction to guitarist/raconteur/wise ass Eugene Chadbourne came out of a short stack of records borrowed from a co-worker. This would have been back in the early 90s. There were things like Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh, and Henry Kaiser in that pile.

John Zorn, with Abraxas – Psychomagia (2014)

John Zorn, with Abraxas – Psychomagia (2014)

Though I don’t know what ‘Psychomagia’ means, the name oddly fits the sometimes-manic and often-magical music performed on John Zorn’s latest project.

WTF?! Wednesdays: John Zorn and Thurston Moore, “Jazz Laundromat” (2013)

WTF?! Wednesdays: John Zorn and Thurston Moore, “Jazz Laundromat” (2013)

I was having a little trouble concentrating at work yesterday afternoon, so I got my listening equipment ready and declared that the task at hand required some “squeaky music.”

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