ANFTD #13: John Zorn (part 1)

Posted by: admin on November 21, 2013 @ 11:59 pm
Filed under: Podcast

On September 12th Dave Douglas sat down with John Zorn for a conversation at the WNYU studios. As they only scratched the surface, we’ve split the interview into two parts. Part 1 covers Game Pieces, Band Leading, Composing, and hints at leadership strategies of Gen. George S. Patton. Various musical selections are interspersed. Stay tuned for Part 2 with talk about Patton, improvisation, John’s practice techniques, his approach to writing for recent pieces that combine through-composed parts with improvisers.


Tracks in this episode:

“Tahah” by John Zorn from “Live in Middelheim”
“Vehuel” by John Zorn from “The Unknown Masada”
“Le Momo” by John Zorn from “Love, Madness & Mysticism”

John Zorn records exclusively for Tzadik.

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  1. two of my personal jazz heros. lucky enough having seen then with Masada.

    Comment by Leonardo Afonso — November 22, 2013 @ 2:19 pm

  2. John Zorn and Dave Douglas . . . What a treat to hear these two giants talking music!

    Comment by Larry-Arlene Dunn — November 22, 2013 @ 6:24 pm

  3. wunderbar

    Comment by Eva Gößling — November 22, 2013 @ 8:57 pm

  4. A++

    Comment by GJ Vansteenkiste — March 21, 2014 @ 10:05 pm

  5. these podcasts are essential. thank you for these efforts. i listen to them all……

    Comment by Paul Fox — March 21, 2015 @ 12:08 pm

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