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    The first album from John Zorn’s trailblazing collective, the self-titled Naked City features a rollicking synthesis of jazz, free-jazz, punk, hardcore, and collage techniques, often jumping between multiple styles at a rapid pace within one song. Rolling Stone suggests that listeners of this postmodern whirlwind think of Zorn as a “rapid-fire radio scanner,” and anticipate “hanging on for dear life whenever he hits the button.”

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    John Zorn, alto sax
    Bill Frisell, guitar
    Wayne Horvitz, keyboards
    Fred Firthy, bass
    Joey Barron, drums
    Yamatsuka Eye, vocals

    PRODUCITON CREDITS
    Produced by John Zorn / Naked City
    Recorded and mixed by Roger Moutenot
    Mastering by Bob Ludwig

    Front cover photograph: Weegee, Corpse with Revolver, CA 1940
    Photo courtesy of the Weegee Collection, curator: Wilma Wilcox
    Illustrations: Maruo Suehiro
    Design: Tanaka Tomoyo
    Photo-type setting: Takahashi Yukihiro

    Executive producer: Bob Hurwitz

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on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Artist Name: 
John Zorn
Release Date: 
Friday, February 16, 1990 - 05:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

The first album from Zorn’s trailblazing collective, the self-titled Naked City features a rollicking synthesis of jazz, free-jazz, punk, hardcore, and collage techniques, often jumping between multiple styles at a rapid pace within one song. Rolling Stone suggests that listeners of this postmodern whirlwind think of Zorn as a “rapid-fire radio scanner,” and anticipate “hanging on for dear life whenever he hits the button.”

Description: 

The first album from John Zorn’s trailblazing collective, the self-titled Naked City features a rollicking synthesis of jazz, free-jazz, punk, hardcore, and collage techniques, often jumping between multiple styles at a rapid pace within one song. Rolling Stone suggests that listeners of this postmodern whirlwind think of Zorn as a “rapid-fire radio scanner,” and anticipate “hanging on for dear life whenever he hits the button.”

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCITON CREDITS
Produced by John Zorn / Naked City
Recorded and mixed by Roger Moutenot
Mastering by Bob Ludwig

Front cover photograph: Weegee, Corpse with Revolver, CA 1940
Photo courtesy of the Weegee Collection, curator: Wilma Wilcox
Illustrations: Maruo Suehiro
Design: Tanaka Tomoyo
Photo-type setting: Takahashi Yukihiro

Executive producer: Bob Hurwitz

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79238

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
ns_album_artistid: 
142
ns_album_id: 
377
ns_album_releasedate: 
Thursday, February 1, 1990 - 05:00
ns_genre_1: 
0
ns_genre_2: 
0
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597923827BUN
Price: 
11.00
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
075597923865
Price: 
10.00
MusicianDetails: 

MUSICIANS
John Zorn, alto sax
Bill Frisell, guitar
Wayne Horvitz, keyboards
Fred Firthy, bass
Joey Barron, drums
Yamatsuka Eye, vocals

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