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John Zorn & Mycale - Gomory - Book Of Angels Volume 25 (2015) {Tzadik TZ 8332}

John Zorn & Mycale - Gomory - Book Of Angels Volume 25 (2015) {Tzadik TZ 8332}
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Vocal Music / Jazz / World Music / Contemporary Jazz

One of the most beautiful of all Book of Angels ensembles, Mycale is an evocative a cappella vocal quartet featuring four of the most creative voices in New Music. In their second CD release they are tighter than ever and approach the Masada music with a sensitive ear, an open heart and a creative imagination. Using a variety of texts in Portuguese, Berber, Hebrew, French and Spanish, they fashion lush harmonies and strong rhythmic drive to bring Zorn’s lyrical and elusive melodies to life like never before. A transcendent follow up to their debut recording, Gomory is truly Music of the Angels.
John Zorn & Roberto Rodriguez - Aguares: Book Of Angels, Volume 23 (2014) {Tzadik TZ 8322}

John Zorn & Roberto Rodriguez - Aguares: Book Of Angels, Volume 23 (2014) {Tzadik TZ 8322}
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Jazz / Afro-Cuban Jazz / Klezmer / Latin Jazz

Roberto Rodriguez’s dynamic blending of Cuban music with the Jewish tradition has produced some of the most popular and best selling CDs on the Radical Jewish series. Here he turns his brilliant arranging skills and fabulous all-star ensemble to nine beautiful melodies from Zorn’s lyrical Book of Angels. Recorded in Israel with some of the strongest musicians out of the exciting Israeli music scene the music is at once familiar and surprising, touching on traditions while bringing them into the 21st century with imagination, wit and a passionate creativity.
John Zorn & The Spike Orchestra - Cerberus: Book Of Angels, Volume 26 (2015) {Tzadik TZ 8338}

John Zorn & The Spike Orchestra - Cerberus: Book Of Angels, Volume 26 (2015) {Tzadik TZ 8338}
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Jazz / Modern Big Band / Klezmer / Modern Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz

This is the Big Band Masada project you’ve been waiting for. Led by composers Sam Eastmond and Nikki Franklin, The SPIKE Orchestra is a large ensemble that draws on a wide range of influences including Duke Ellington, Frank Zappa, Carl Stalling, Zorn and more. Melding jazz, rock, klezmer, cartoon and the avant-garde into a compelling and cohesive vision, this new Angels installment is one of the most imaginative and manic masterpieces in the whole series. An outrageous and explosive swinger that will thrill even the most hardened skeptic. Essential.
John Zorn & Nova Express Quintet - Andras: Book of Angels, Volume 28 (2016) {Tzadik TZ 8343}

John Zorn & Nova Express Quintet - Andras: Book of Angels, Volume 28 (2016) {Tzadik TZ 8343}
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Jazz / Modern Jazz / Klezmer / Modern Composition / Third Stream

Nova Express is one of Zorn’s most dynamic and sensitive ensembles: an MJQ-tinged quartet featuring piano, vibraphone, bass and drums. For their first foray into the world of Masada, they are joined by the ever-popular Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista to create a fabulous program of space-age bachelor pad music for the 21st century. Relaxing and unique instrumental music performed by an all-star quintet of musical masters touching upon the exotic language of The Dreamers, Les Baxter, Martin Denny, Bert Kaempfert, Afro-Cuban bop and more.
John Zorn & The Cracow Klezmer Band - Balan: Book of Angels, Volume 5 (2006) {Tzadik TZ 7358}

John Zorn & The Cracow Klezmer Band - Balan: Book of Angels, Volume 5 (2006) {Tzadik TZ 7358}
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© 2006 Tzadik | TZ 7358 | Tzadik Archival Series
Jazz / Avant-Garde / Jewish Music / Klezmer / Modern Composition / Structured Improvisation

Formed in 1997, The Cracow Klezmer Band is a phenomena. Through their spectacular combination of impeccable musicianship, imaginative arrangements and passionate performances they have been universally acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, developing into one of the most successful and exciting acoustic groups in the world. Here they are joined by the lush sound of strings, as Bester turns his prodigious arranging skills to eight new songs from Zorn’s fabulous and varied Book of Angels. Also featuring the Cracow String Quartet this is their best CD to date.
John Zorn - Koby Israelite  - Orobas: Book Of Angels, Volume 4 (2006) {Tzadik TZ 7356}

John Zorn - Koby Israelite - Orobas: Book Of Angels, Volume 4 (2006) {Tzadik TZ 7356}
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Jazz / Fusion / Rock / Klezmer

Born in Tel Aviv, multi-instrumentalist Koby Israelite has been playing music since the age of nine. Conservatory trained on piano and keyboards, he was drawn to punk and heavy metal as a teenager, switched to drums and then got turned on to Jazz, World Music and the Downtown Scene. For his third Tzadik CD, this tireless and ever creative musical spirit turns his hand to the complex lyricism of Zorn’s complex Book of Angels. Interpreting tunes handpicked by Zorn himself, Koby mixes in everything he knows, including metal, jazz, gypsy and klezmer with stylish flair and great virtuosity. Naked City, Zappa, Taraf de Haidouks and Fantomas all rolled into one, this is an amazing orchestral achievement by an exciting young musical adventurer.
John Zorn - Malphas: Book Of Angels, Volume 3 (2006) {Tzadik TZ 7354} (Mark Feldman and Sylvie Courvoisier)

John Zorn - Malphas: Book Of Angels, Volume 3 (2006) {Tzadik TZ 7354} (Mark Feldman and Sylvie Courvoisier)
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Jazz / Classical / Modern Jazz / Chamber Jazz / Piano / Violin

A spectacular presentation of eleven new compositions from Zorn’s Book of Angels by two passionate virtuosos whose work together is never less than perfection itself. Contextualizing the music into a classical recital for violin and piano, this is the chamber music of the future. Exciting and breathtaking, Mark and Sylvie have put together a program filled with imagination, lyricism and an intense energy. New Jewish music by one of the greatest violin/piano pairings ever. This is a whole new all-encompassing direction for classical music.
John Zorn & Masada String Trio - Azazel: Book of Angels, Volume 2 (2005) {Tzadik TZ 7351}

John Zorn & Masada String Trio - Azazel: Book of Angels, Volume 2 (2005) {Tzadik TZ 7351}
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Jazz / Modern Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz

The first new studio recording in almost ten years by one of the most exhilarating ensembles in the ever growing Masada family. Together since 1994, their breathtaking virtuosity, extraordinary passion and telepathic interplay has increased over the years and now their performances set a new standard for excitement, concentration and commitment. Performing thirteen new compositions from Zorn’s legendary Book of Angels, these three brilliant musicians, under the “baton” of the composer himself present a varied program of delicate lyricism, poignant ballads and driving blasts of energy. New music for the new millennium drawing upon classical, jazz and gypsy folk traditions through the postmodern lens of Radical Jewish Culture.
John Zorn & Jamie Saft Trio - Astaroth: Book Of Angels Volume 1 (2005) {Tzadik TZ 7348}

John Zorn & Jamie Saft Trio - Astaroth: Book Of Angels Volume 1 (2005) {Tzadik TZ 7348}
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Jazz / Modern Jazz / Avant-Garde Jazz / Piano Trio

In the final months of 2004, John Zorn wrote over 300 new tunes for his popular Masada project, and he now initiates a new series of recordings featuring the best players out of the burgeoning Masada family in dynamic units performing compositions from Masada Book Two - The Book of Angels. This first volume features Jamie Saft in an acoustic piano trio reminiscent of the best in the genre.
John Zorn - Flaga: Book of Angels Volume 27 (2016) {Tzadik TZ 8341}

John Zorn - Flaga: Book of Angels Volume 27 (2016) {Tzadik TZ 8341}
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Jazz / Modern Jazz / Post Bop / Piano Trio

For one of the last CDs in the Book of Angels series Zorn has put together an astonishing all-star piano trio featuring three of the most powerful and respected musicians in the jazz/new music scene: Craig Taborn, Christian McBride and Tyshawn Sorey. Diving into eight tunes from Zorn’s mystical Masada project they take off in flights of melodic, rhythmic and harmonic fancy that will make your head spin. Visceral and virtuosic, Flaga is one of the most spontaneous and exciting installments in the Masada catalog.