John Zorn

Baphomet (TZ 8372)

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Baphomet

John Zorn

Tzadik

702397837220

TZA 160873

TZ 8372

JAZZ

1

CD 16,52 €

DIGIPACK EDITION

Baphomet is a masterpiece! One epic 40-minute long-form composition touching upon all of Zorn’s musical obsessions from classical atonality, minimalism, jazz, metal, punk, funk, improvisation, exotica and more. Passionately performed by Simulacrum, his most powerful 20th century ensemble, the music has a dramatic cinematic expanse and is filled with new sounds, unexpected directions, virtuosic solos, bizarre structural complexities and ever surprising melodic and harmonic twists and turns. Baphomet is a courageous new step for Zorn, and a spectacular culmination to his 30-year exploration of the nexus that connects hardcore punk, progressive metal and jazz. Essential!

PERSONNEL:

  • JOHN MEDESKI, clavinet, organ
  • KENNY GROHOWSKI, drums
  • MATT HOLLENBERG, guitar

New York, 23 -24, February 2020