Exposé Online banner

John Zorn

John Zorn
Country
United States
Profile
American saxophonist and composer, born 2 September 1953 in New York City, USA. He owns the Tzadik record label and has worked with a large number of experimental musicians, particularly in improvised music, modern classical music and jazz, though he has produced music in most styles.
Website
http://www.myspace.com/johnzorn
Related articles (3)
Releases on file (23)
John Zorn — Midsummer Moons John Zorn — Midsummer Moons
(Tzadik TZ 8354, 2017, CD)
Praxis — Sound Virus Praxis — Sound Virus
(M.O.D. Technologies , 2015, CD)
John Zorn — In Lambeth - Visions from the Walled Garden of William Blake John Zorn — In Lambeth - Visions from the Walled Garden of William Blake
(Tzadik TZ 8309, 2013, CD)
Laurie Anderson — Homeland Laurie Anderson — Homeland
(Nonesuch 524055-2, 2010, CD+DVD)
Cyro Baptista — Banquet of the Spirits Cyro Baptista — Banquet of the Spirits
(Tzadik TZ 7624, 2008, CD)
Lou Reed / Laurie Anderson / John Zorn — The Stone: Issue Three Lou Reed / Laurie Anderson / John Zorn — The Stone: Issue Three
(Tzadik TZ 0004, 2008, CD)
Secret Chiefs 3 — Xaphan: Book of Angels Volume 9 Secret Chiefs 3 — Xaphan: Book of Angels Volume 9
(Tzadik TZ 7364, 2008, CD)
Wadada Leo Smith — Lake Biwa Wadada Leo Smith — Lake Biwa
(Tzadik TZ 8008, 2004, CD)
Cyro Baptista — Beat the Donkey Cyro Baptista — Beat the Donkey
(Tzadik TZ 7608, 2002, CD)
Derek Bailey / John Zorn / William Parker — Harras Derek Bailey / John Zorn / William Parker — Harras
(Avant 056, 1995, CD)
Naked City — Absinthe Naked City — Absinthe
(Avant AVAN 004, 1993, CD)
Various Artists — Caged / Uncaged Various Artists — Caged / Uncaged
(Cramps Records 0138652CRA, 1993/2002, CD)
Naked City — Radio Naked City — Radio
(Avant AVAN 003, 1993, CD)
Praxis — Sacrifist Praxis — Sacrifist
(Subharmonic SD 7002-2, 1993, CD)
Naked City — Grand Guignol Naked City — Grand Guignol
(Avant AVAN 002, 1992, CD)
Ground Zero — Ground Zero Ground Zero — Ground Zero
(God Mountain GMCD-002, 1992, CD)
Naked City — Heretic: Jeux des Dames Cruelles Naked City — Heretic: Jeux des Dames Cruelles
(AVANT 001, 1992, CD)
Naked City — Leng Tch'e Naked City — Leng Tch'e
(Toy's Factory TFCK-88604, 1992, CD)
Hoppy Kamiyama — Welcome to Forbidden Paradise Hoppy Kamiyama — Welcome to Forbidden Paradise
(Nonfixx TOCT-6487, 1992, CD)
Fred Frith — Step across the Border Fred Frith — Step across the Border
(ReR Megacorp ReR/FRO 03, 1990/2002, CD)
Naked City — Torture Garden Naked City — Torture Garden
(Tzadik no#, 1990/1996, CD)
Naked City — Live Volume 1: Knitting Factory 1989 Naked City — Live Volume 1: Knitting Factory 1989
(Tzadik TZ 7336, 1989/2002, CD)
Andrea Centazzo — USA Concerts Andrea Centazzo — USA Concerts
(Ictus 0018, 1978/1999, CD)

Latest news

2020-07-06
Ennio Morricone RIP – Famed composer Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91. The creator of scores for more than 500 movies, some of his works have become the most recognizable sounds in the history of cinema. His soundtracks for Sergio Leone's Westerns made from 1964 to 1971, are iconic landmarks in film music, but he also composed for dramas, comedies, and other genres. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Score in 2016 for The Hateful Eight. » Read more

2020-06-14
Keith Tippett RIP – One of the giants of British jazz has left us. Keith Graham Tippetts, known professionally as Keith Tippett, died today at the age of 72. His work from the late 60s into the 70s and beyond includes some of the greatest jazz produced in the UK, and stands as an impressive oevre to this day. » Read more

2020-05-15
Phil May of The Pretty Things RIP – We were saddened to learn that Phil May, lead singer and founding member of The Pretty Things, has died at the age of 75. The band's 1968 album S.F. Sorrow is one of the enduring classics of the psychedelic era, and the group existed in various forms until finally retiring in 2018. » Read more

2020-05-14
Jorge Santana RIP – Jorge Santana, noted guitarist, leader of the band Malo and brother to Carlos Santana, died on May 14 at the age of 68. Jorge and Carlos worked together on a number of occasions, though Jorge's career was centered around Malo, solo work, and with Fania All-Stars. » Read more

2020-05-06
Florian Schneider RIP – Florian Schneider, one of the founders of the pioneering electronic group Kraftwerk, has died at the age of 73. Co-founder Ralf Hütter announced that his bandmate had passed away from cancer after a brief illness. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Kultivator - Barndomens Stigar – This obscure Swedish progressive quintet originally released Barndomens Stigar on the small, but very excellent Bauta label in 1981 and it has since become a highly coveted and very expensive...  (1996) » Read more

Meat Beat Manifesto - At the Center – Meat Beat Manifesto is in actuality the brainchild of audio menace Jack Dangers. Previous recordings by the artist ranged from sonic deconstruction and techno experiments that highlighted rave...  (2006) » Read more

Annbjørg Lien - Baba Yaga – The Hardanger fiddle of Norway is traditionally played as a solo instrument, but Annbjørg Lien, one of the more famous exponents of the instrument, here presents it in the setting of an augmented...  (2001) » Read more

Dice - Dice, Four Riders of the Apocalypse & Live Dice – During their short career, which spans the late seventies, Swedish band Dice (never to be confused with the Swiss neo-proggers Deyss) released only one self-titled album, an excellent testament to...  (1996) » Read more

Present - Live! – On again, off again, and on again, this mini-tour eventually did occur (with 5uu's David Kerman subbing for the rumored Daniel Denis) and is captured on this fine release. Along with Kerman, is...  (1997) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues