JOHN ZORN – The Dreamers (live @ Moers Festival, 2006)

The Dreamers is an album by John Zorn released in 2008 featuring performances by a band which would later become known as The Dreamers. It is viewed as continuation of the Music Romance tradition expressed on his 2001 album The Gift.

The Moers Festival is an annual international music festival in Moers, Germany. The festival has changed from concentrating on free jazz to including world and pop music, though it still invites many avant-garde jazz musicians. Performers at Moers include Lester Bowie, Fred Frith, Jan Garbarek, Herbie Hancock, Abdullah Ibrahim, David Murray, Sun Ra, Archie Shepp, and Cecil Taylor. The festival is officially named “mœrs festival” with lowercase letters.

John Zorn – saxophone, conductor
Marc Ribot – guitar
Jamie Saft – keyboards
Trevor Dunn – bass
Kenny Wollesen – vibes
Joey Baron – drums
Cyro Baptista – percussion
Ikue Mori – electronics