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The Pillars of The Sound Barrier Part One: John Zorn

The Sound Barrier : Playlist for Sunday 26 March 2017

Artist | Track/Song Name | Album Title | Label/Distributor | Comments

All of tonight's music is by John Zorn and all are released on the Tzadik label. The playlist lists the name of the piece first, followed by the names of the artists, the name of the album, the year of its original release (sometimes before the Tzadik release) and last the duration of the piece.

The Big Gundown | Luli Shioi (vocals), Jim Staley (trombone), Bill Frisell (electric guitar), Anthony Coleman (keyboards, vocals), David Weinstein (mirage, microcomputer), Bobby Previte (percussion, vocals), Jorge Silva (surdo), Claudio Silva (pandeiro), Cyro Baptista (caixa), Peinaldo Fernandes (repique), John Zorn (sax, saw) | The Big Gundown | 1986 | 7:25

Katsumi Shigeru | John Zorn (sax and clarinets) | The Classic Guide to Strategy Volume 2 | 1986 | 6:34

Gahelet (Embers) | Mark Feldman (violin), Mark Ribot (guitar), Anthony Coleman (keyboards), Mark Dresser (bass), William Winant (percussion), David Krakauer (clarinets), Frank London (trumpet), Kristallnacht | 1992 | 3:28

Murder of the Magicians | Mike Patton (voice), John Medeski (organ), Trevor Dunn (bass), Joey Baron (drums) | Templars: In Sacred Blood | 2012 | 4:14

Three Preludes Op 74 (Scriabin) | Naked City: John Zorn (sax, vocals), Bill Frisell (guitar), Wayne Horvitz (keyboards), Fred Frith (bass), Yamatsuka Eye (vocals) | 1992 | The Grand Guignol | 3:56

Cruel Abstraction | John Zorn (sax), Fred Frith (guitars) | 50th Birthday Celebration Volume 5 | 2004 | 6:26

Malkut | Masada String Trio: Mark Feldman (violin), Erik Friedlander (cello), Greg Cohen (bass), John Zorn (conductor) | 50th Birthday Celebration Volume 1 | 2004 | 5:02

Rimbaud | John Zorn (samples, electronics, alto saxophone, piano, organ, guitar, drums, Foley effects), Trevor Dunn (bass), Ikue Mori (laptop, electronics), Kenny Wollesen (drums), Mathieu Amalric (voice), Steve Beck (piano), Erik Carlson (violin), Stephen Gosling (piano), Chris Gross (cello), Al Lipowski (vibraphone), Rane Moore (clarinet), Tara O'Connor (flute), Elizabeth Weisser (viola), Brad Lubman (conductor) | 2012 | 47:52:

  1. Bateau Ivre (11:02)
  2. A Season in Hell (12:22)
  3. Illuminations (11:39)
  4. Conneries (12:20)

Don't forget to check out the blog to read more about the music played on tonight's show!