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50th Birthday Celebration Volume 5

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Released  June 29, 2004
Length  44:53
Artists  John Zorn, Fred Frith
Label  Tzadik Records
Recorded  September 15, 2003
Producer  John Zorn
Release date  29 June 2004
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50th Birthday Celebration Volume 5 (2004)  50th Birthday Celebration Volume 6 (2004)
50th Birthday Celebration Volume 5 (2004)  The Art of Memory II (2008)
Genres  Avant-garde jazz, Downtown music
Similar  John Zorn albums, Avant-garde jazz albums, Other albums

50th Birthday Celebration Volume 5 is a live album of improvised music by Fred Frith and John Zorn documenting their performance at Tonic in September, 2003 as part of John Zorn's month-long 50th Birthday Celebration concert series.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic review by Sean Westergaard awarded the album 4 stars stating "The interplay is simply amazing. Much of it is what you'd expect from free improv, but there are a handful of beautiful, lyrical moments, like those that close the set. Any fan of free improvisation will be thrilled. It doesn't get much better than this".

Track listing

All tracks written by John Zorn and Fred Frith.

  • Recorded live at Tonic in New York City on September 15, 2003
  • Personnel

  • John Zorn – alto saxophone
  • Fred Frith – guitars
  • Songs

    1Off Topic7:30
    2Alecto3:57
    3Sowers of Discord3:55

    References

    50th Birthday Celebration Volume 5 Wikipedia


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