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Track listing: Shalmiel; Ygal; Astaroth; Ezeqeel; Ariel; Sturiel; Baal-Peorl; Pursan; Lela'hel; Beleth
by Celeste Sunderland
Astaroth. The word itself can only be spoken with a gleam in the speaker's eye, a twitch of the eyebrow. It's as if within those eight letters, those three syllables, lies the power of enchantment. With Astaroth: Book of Angels Volume 1, the Jamie Saft Trio takes on ten compositions from John Zorn's Masada Book Two. ...
by Michael McCaw
A couple of things become apparent when you listen to Jamie Saft's new trio album on Tzadik. On one hand you have the emergence of an artist in a spotlight that often reveals a lot about a musician's abilities, and on the other the continuation of a composer's work to meld traditional music with modern improvisation. ...
by John Kelman
With Sanhedrin: Unreleased Studio Recordings 1994-1997, saxophonist/composer John Zorn put a period on what turns out to be but the first phase of his Masada project. His voluminous Masada songbook, first emerging in '94 with his quartet featuring trumpeter Dave Douglas, bassist Greg Cohen, and drummer Joey Baron, has gone on to a wide variety of ...