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Drawing upon his experience in classical, jazz, rock, hardcore punk, klezmer, film, cartoon, popular, world and improvised music, John Zorn has created a controversial and influential body of work that often defies academic categories. He has earned great respect within his own community and beyond by going his own way without compromise, developing a large network of supporters world wide, often in unexpected places. Born in 1953 and raised in New York City, Zorn has been a central figure in the Downtown Scene since 1975, incorporating a wide variety of creative musicians into various compositional formats
By John Zorn
Label: Hat Hut Records
Track listing: KD's Motion; Funk in Deep Freeze; Melanie; Melody for C; Lotus Blossom; Eastern Incident; Peckin' Time; Blues Blues Blues; Blue Minor 1; This I Dig for You; Venita's Dance; News for Lulu; Ole; Sonny's Crib; Hank's Other Tune; Blue Minor 11; Windmill; Melanie; Blues for Lulu; Funk in Deep Freeze; Windmill.
by Martin Longley
This is another reissue of the 1987 album that found this avant super-trio in what was (and still is) unlikely territory, not only playing bebop, but also pouncing on a less than obvious repertoire. Four composers were selected, their hardboppin’ tunes more or less equally divided, with around four numbers each from trumpeter Kenny ...
by Chris May
Fun, fun, brilliant, spirit-raising fun. News For Lulu, recorded in 1987 and here reissued in a new master with a bonus track, features three idiosyncratic post-modern improvisers in a homage to the late 1950s hard bop songbook--not playing the material for laughs, not subjecting it to "reconstruction," but approaching it with joy, respect, truck ...