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Michael Zerang

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Genre  Jazz
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Albums  Tales Out of Time, Nadir & Mahora, Cedarhead, Claque
Associated acts  Hamid Drake, Kent Kessler, Mats Gustafsson
Similar  Fred Lonberg‑Holm, Kent Kessler, Hamid Drake, Joe McPhee, Ken Vandermark

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Michael Zerang (born November 16, 1958 in Chicago] is an American jazz percussionist.


Zerang's parents both emigrated to the United States from the Middle East; his father is Iranian and his mother Iraqi. He began playing professionally in 1976 (with Kent Kessler), and studied at Wilbur Wright College from 1977 to 1978 and Roosevelt College from 1978 to 1982. He began touring internationally in 1981, and has recorded on more than 120 albums.

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Zerang has played with many American-based jazz musicians, such as Jim Baker, Dave Rempis, Edward Wilkerson, Fred Anderson, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Hamid Drake, Jeff Parker, Joe McPhee, Josh Berman, Kent Kessler, Kevin Drumm, Mars Williams, and Tatsu Aoki. He has also played with international musicians such as Axel Dörner, Elisabeth Harnik, Fredy Studer, Hannes Bauer, Jaap Blonk, Luc Houtkamp, Magda Mayas, Mats Gustafsson, Mazen Kerbaj, Mikolaj Trzaska, Peter Brötzmann, Sharif Sehnaoui, and Tobias Delius. He has been active as a jazz educator at the Art Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University, in addition to founding and directing the Link's Hall Performance Series from 1985 to 1989.

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  • Improvisors (Kontrans, 1996)
  • Redmoon Theater's the Ballad of Frankie and Johnny (Eighth Day Music, 1997)
  • 35 Grapes (19 Sown) (BoxMedia, 1998)
  • Scratch Match (Penumbra, 2000)
  • Tales Out of Time (HatHut, 2004)
  • Guts (OkkaDisk, 2007)

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    The Damage Is DoneThe Damage Is Done · 2009
    Stone Poem No 1Tales Out of Time · 2004
    Cedarhead 5Cedarhead · 2012


    Michael Zerang Wikipedia

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