John Zorn presents Masada

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Sunday, March 20, 2011

Composer John Zorn returns to Spinning On Air to present recordings of his Masada project. Comprised of over 600 pieces, Zorn's Masada "songbooks" invite the performer to arrange and interpret Zorn's melodies and chords, making each performance a kind of collaboration. We hear from Medeski, Martin and Wood; Uri Caine; Marc Robot; and others. Zorn talks with host David Garland about Masada and the upcoming Masada Marathon at New York City Opera, plus NYC Opera's staged performance of Zorn's monodrama "La Machine de l’être."

Comments [2]

Jeannie Sehulster from Nashville, TN

Wow!!! Here I am in Nashville, listening to these incredible Masada performances. I want so badly to return to NYC (I moved a couple of years ago) and I would certainly be at the marathon.
John Zorn you're great - I'm going to pursue your music further.
Thank you David Garland and John Zorn.

Mar. 20 2011 08:47 PM
David Garland

The March 27th benefit concert is sold out, but follow the link above to connect to Miller Theatre's links to more Japan benefit concerts organized by John Zorn.

Mar. 20 2011 06:13 PM

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