JOHN ZORN – Mount Analogue [fvll albvm] (2012)

Mount Analogue (2012) is a lengthy single-track album by John Zorn released on the Tzadik label. Allmusic said "From Jewish and other Middle Eastern folk musics to soundtrack atmospherics, exotica-tinged jazz, Latin rhythms, and contemporary classical inquiries into minimalism, tone, space, color, and counterpoint, all are on display in this wonderfully musical, meditative, hypnotic, and "mystical"… Continue lendo JOHN ZORN – Mount Analogue [fvll albvm] (2012)


SECRET CHIEFS 3 – Masada (live in Ljubljana, 2018)

A musical Dream Team. Secret Chiefs 3 perform pieces from Malkhut and Xaphan. November 6th, 2018. The first tracks are kind of sloppy and the sound balance meant that Trey as inaudible for a lot of the gig, but magic happens later on. Trey Spruance - GuitarsJason Schimmel - GuitarEyvind Kang - ViolinShanir Blumenkranz… Continue lendo SECRET CHIEFS 3 – Masada (live in Ljubljana, 2018)

ABRAXAS – Live @ Schlachthof, Wels, Austria (2015)

Abraxas plays Masada Book 2 (live). Inspired by the magical writings of Giordano Bruno, Alejandro Jodorowski and others, John Zorn wrote a daring collection of compositions for the formation ABRAXAS around Ezra Blumenkranz, bringing the musicians to their limits. With a program that ranges from some of the most intense ritualistic sounds up to the… Continue lendo ABRAXAS – Live @ Schlachthof, Wels, Austria (2015)


Mumakata by Collin Walcott performed in the studio by Banquet of the Spirits. Video by Moon Lasso.

Briel – CYRO BAPTISTA’S BANQUET OF SPIRITS & JUSTIN BIAS CAYM: Book of Angels Vol. 17 is available now!Click Here:… Here is a sneak peak into the making of the album CAYM! This is the first in a series of collaborative videos made by videographer Justin Bias that will include a separate movie for each track on Caym. From these videos, the listener will… Continue lendo Briel – CYRO BAPTISTA’S BANQUET OF SPIRITS & JUSTIN BIAS

Sitra Achra (live) – SECRET CHIEFS 3 / JOHN ZORN MASADA BOOK 3 Secret Chiefs 3 performing SITRA ACHRA during John Zorn's Masada Book Three (The Book of Beriah) Newish Jewish Music Festival at The Town Hall in NYC on Wednesday, March 19, 2014.


Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (born 1975 in Brooklyn, NY) is an American bassist and oud player who has recorded and performed extensively with Cyro Baptista's Banquet of the Spirits, Daniel Zamir's Satlah, Rashanim, and Pharaoh's Daughter, and John Zorn. Blumenkranz studied at the Manhattan School of Music, the Rimon School of Music in Israel, and holds… Continue lendo SHANIR BLUMENKRANZ ABRAXAS – Book of Beriah (John Zorn)

Cyro Baptista & his Banquet of Spirits

Cyro Baptista (December 23, 1950) is a Brazilian percussionist born in Sao Paulo. Baptista creates many of the instruments he plays. In the 1980s, Cyro moved to New York to study music. He then started working with John Zorn. In the '90s, he appeared on albums by Marisa Monte, Holly Cole, and Cassandra Wilson. In 1997 he released his first… Continue lendo Cyro Baptista & his Banquet of Spirits