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10 Chippie 1:08
1 WRU 2:38
2 Chronology 1:08
17 Mob Job 4:24
16 Zig Zag 2:54
15 Space Church 2:28
14 Broadway Blues 3:42
13 Feet Music 4:45
12 Ecars 2:28
11 Peace Warriors 1:20
3 Word for Bird 1:14
4 Good Old Days 2:44
5 The Disguise 1:18
6 Enfant 2:37
7 Rejoicing 1:38
8 Blues Connotation 1:05
9 C&D 3:05

Spy vs. Spy

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    Spy vs. Spy is John Zorn’s tribute of sorts to Ornette Coleman. Along with Tim Berne, Mark Dresser, Joey Baron, and Michael Vatcher, Zorn explores pieces from the extensive Coleman catalog using his hardcore-punk inspired approach to group improvisation; the result is a frenetic, high-energy whirlwind of free jazz. In the words of the New York Times, when it comes to Coleman, Zorn “has clearly found a soul-mate.”

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    John Zorn, alto saxophone
    Tim Berne, alto saxophone
    Mark Dresser, bass
    Joey Baron, drums
    Michael Vatcher, drums

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by John Zorn
    Associate producer: Elliot Sharp
    Recorded August 18 and 19, 1988 at Power Station, New York City
    Engineer: Steve Rinkoff
    Mixed October 18 and 19, 1988 at B.C. Studio, Brooklyn, New York
    Mixing engineer: Martin Bisi
    Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig

    Cover art: Mark Beyer

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Friday, August 18, 1989 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

60844

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
142
378
Tuesday, August 1, 1989 (All day)
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Artist Name: 
John Zorn
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075596084420BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
603497099368
Price: 
12.00
Label: 
MP3
Description: 

Spy vs. Spy is John Zorn’s tribute of sorts to Ornette Coleman. Along with Tim Berne, Mark Dresser, Joey Baron, and Michael Vatcher, Zorn explores pieces from the extensive Coleman catalog using his hardcore-punk inspired approach to group improvisation; the result is a frenetic, high-energy whirlwind of free jazz. In the words of the New York Times, when it comes to Coleman, Zorn “has clearly found a soul-mate.”

DescriptionExcerpt: 

A tribute of sorts to Ornette Coleman, Spy v. Spy explores pieces from the extensive Coleman catalog using Zorn's hardcore-punk inspired approach to group improvisation; the result is a frenetic, high-energy whirlwind of free jazz. In the words of the New York Times, when it comes to Coleman, Zorn “has clearly found a soul-mate.”

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
John Zorn, alto saxophone
Tim Berne, alto saxophone
Mark Dresser, bass
Joey Baron, drums
Michael Vatcher, drums

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by John Zorn
Associate producer: Elliot Sharp
Recorded August 18 and 19, 1988 at Power Station, New York City
Engineer: Steve Rinkoff
Mixed October 18 and 19, 1988 at B.C. Studio, Brooklyn, New York
Mixing engineer: Martin Bisi
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig

Cover art: Mark Beyer