RABBINICAL SCHOOL DROPOUTS – Semitic Slam

The Rabbinical School Dropouts is as crazy a group of kooks as you could want. Sun Ra, the Hampton Grease Band, Frank Zappa and the Klezmatics all rolled into one, the music of the Friedmann brothers is fresh and imaginative. Their ten-member big band (featuring oboe, mandolin, bassoon, theremin, toy piano, tablas, etc.) storms through… Continue lendo RABBINICAL SCHOOL DROPOUTS – Semitic Slam

John Zorn & New Masada Quartet em SP (Sesc Pompéia)

SESC Jazz Saxofonista John Zorn apresenta nova formação do projeto Masada, com repertório influenciado pelo free jazz e pelo gênero judaico klezmer. – O norte-americano John Zorn nasceu em Nova York numa família judaica, ancestralidade que influencia até hoje seu trabalho. Na infância, já tocava piano, violão e flauta. Na adolescência, tocou baixo numa banda… Continue lendo John Zorn & New Masada Quartet em SP (Sesc Pompéia)

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