John Zorn Articles and Media. John Zorn's 20 Best LP's My personal favorite John Zorn records that I highly recommend to newcomers of his vast discography. Find John Zorn bio, music, credits, awards, & streaming links on AllMusic - Avant-garde composer, saxophonist, film… John Zorn (born September 2, 1953) is an American composer, arranger, record producer, saxophonist, and multi-instrumentalist with hundreds of album credits as performer, composer, and producer across a variety of genres including jazz, rock, hardcore, classical, surf, metal, soundtrack, ambient, and improvised music. 1: Electric Masada At the Mountains of Madness My absolute favorite Zorn piece. Zorn also used the card file system in his tribute to William Burroughs, entitled Interzone, with key members of his extensive working crew including Baptista, Dunn, John Medeski, Mori, Ribot, and Wollesen. Also in 2010, the Dreamers ensemble reassembled to record Ipos: The Book of Angels, Vol. A … In his last songbook, The Book Beriah, the legendary composer concludes his exhaustive study of “new Jewish music” with 92 compositions over eleven albums, presented by some of the world’s most accomplished musicians. Zorn played alto on the date. 14. For 25 years, John Zorn’s Masada has been one of the most consistently exciting projects in the music industry. Zorn's one of my favorite dudes in music currently. Between reactions against MOR indie, a re-emphasis on live shows, and the Internet connecting local scenes, noise made unprecedented waves in the 2000s.