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In celebration of his 60th Birthday, John Zorn asked his most acclaimed vocal collaborators to write lyrics to select compositions from his vast musical catalog. Including music originally written for Naked City, Masada, The Dreamers, a variety of film soundtracks and more.

 

The Song Project is a retrospective of some of Zorn’s most lyrical compositions from the past 30 years. Each piece is presented in song format with an all-star band of Zorn regulars, and features the voices of Mike Patton, Jesse Harris, and Sofia Rei.

 

Sofia Rei, Jesse Harris, Mike Patton: Voice; John Medeski: Organ, Piano, Fender Rhodes; Marc Ribot: Guitar; Kenny Wollesen: Vibes; Trevor Dunn: Bass; Cyro Baptista: Percussion; Joey Baron: Drums.

 

John Zorn: Conductor

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Personnel:
Cyro Baptista: Percussion
Joey Baron: Drums
Trevor Dunn: Bass
Jesse Harris: Voice
John Medeski: Organ, Piano, Fender Rhodes
Mike Patton: Voice
Marc Ribot: Guitar
Kenny Wollesen: Vibes
John Zorn: Conductor
Sofia Rei: Voice

A live concert version of John Zorn’s acclaimed song project! This album presents an all-star band performing live in New York after a dozen European concerts and at the peak of their powers.

 

Electricity is in the air from first note to last! A perfect companion to the studio versions presented in the acclaimed box set of vinyl 7-inch singles.

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Personnel:
Cyro Baptista: Percussion
Joey Baron: Drums
Trevor Dunn: Bass
Jesse Harris: Voice
John Medeski: Organ, Piano, Fender Rhodes
Mike Patton: Voice
Marc Ribot: Guitar
Kenny Wollesen: Vibes
John Zorn: Conductor
Sofia Rei: Voice

A live concert version of John Zorn’s acclaimed song project! This album presents an all-star band performing live in New York after a dozen European concerts and at the peak of their powers.

 

Electricity is in the air from first note to last! A perfect companion to the studio versions presented in the acclaimed box set of vinyl 7-inch singles.