Book of Heads’ playlist

The Book of Heads (1978), composed by John Zorn, is a set of 35 etudes for solo guitar. It was recorded and released in 1995, and featured Marc Ribot. The piece uses multiple extended techniques. Condensed from roughly 80 other compositions, the work was originally composed for Eugene Chadbourne. Zorn learned the extended techniques from…

Review of Marc Ribot, John Zorn The Book of Heads, 1995 Tzadik

Marc Ribot, John Zorn The Book of Heads, 1995 Tzadik An absolutely paradoxical record, a unique and complex open opera, as is its composer, John Zorn, saxophonist, composer, sound’s investigator, soundtracks’ author for essay films, real outsider, Japan lover, hard core fan, Godard’s movies and the cultural trash magus, a typical product of New York…

Recensione di Marc Ribot, John Zorn The Book of Heads, 1995, Tzadik

Marc Ribot, John Zorn The Book of Heads, 1995, Tzadik Un disco assolutamente paradossale, unico e complesso, così come la di fuori del comune è John Zorn, sassofonista, compositore, sperimentatore, autore di colonne sonore per film d’essay, rigorosamente al di fuori di ogni canone e/o circuito, amante del Giappone, dell’hard core, dei film di Godard…