1 CD / Tzadik / 2014-03-18Works: Tobias Picker: Nova, for piano quintet; Invisible Lilacs, for violin & piano; Sextet no 2 "Halle's Ravine"; Live Oaks, for piano quintet
Performers: Gogwilt, Keir [Violin]; Lanasa, Nathaniel [Piano]; Rothenberg, Sarah
Ensemble: Tobias Picker Ensemble
Born and raised in NYC, Tobias Picker is one of the world's smost renowned and respected compsers. He has written a wide variety of music...continue...
The music of Tobias Picker is not easy to pin down to a particular style, method, or school of thought, but even at its most enigmatically modernist, it is usually accessible to attentive listeners. T...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2011-10-25Works: Andy Laster: Genk, for clarinet, cello, violin & piano; String Trio no 1; Riptide, for piano; Concrete Floor and Sailfish, for cello, clarinet, violin & viola; Flagella, for cello, clarinet, piano & ...
Performers: Adamov, Lev; Avni, Eliran; Beck, Stephen; Berry, Hamilton; Choi, Jennifer; Friedlander, Erik; Griffin, Stephanie; Katz, Moran; Lu, Ning
Conductors: Rossi, Mick
Andy Laster has been referred to as a "chamber jazz" musician and composer, a way of suggesting not only the small ensembles with which he tends to work, but also the hybrid of jazz and classical musi...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2011-04-19Works: John Zorn: The Satyr's Play, for 2 percussionists; Cerberus, trio for brass
Performers: Baptista, Cyro; Evans, Peter [Trumpet]; Rojas, Marcus; Taylor, David; Wollesen, Kenny
Conductors: Zorn, John [Composer]
Two dramatic new worlds in sound from our downtown Alchemist who continues to confound and defy expectations well into his fourth decade of recorded activity....continue...
Recording information: East Side Sound, NYC.
John Zorn, whose music does not fit classical or jazz categories or even the in-between third stream classification, has constantly explored new ter...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2010-10-25Works: John Zorn: Contes de Fées, for violin, piano & orchestra; (fay çe que vouldras), for piano; 777 (nothing is true, everything is permitted), for 3 cellos
Performers: Drury, Stephen; Friedlander, Erik; Nicolas, Mike; Nussbaum, Stephanie; Sherry, Fred [Cello]; Zorn, John [Composer]
Composed in 1999 at the turning of the millennium, 'Cones de Fees' is one of Zorn's classical masterworks. A powerful violin concerto with a virtuosic...continue...
Personnel: Stephanie Nussbaum; Erik Friedlander, Tanglewood Orchestra, Ryan McAdams, Mike Nicolas, Stephen Drury, Fred Sherry ....continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-11-22Works: John Zorn: Orphée; Frammenti del Sappho; Walpurgisnacht
Performers: Bielawa, Lisa; Choi, Jennifer; Cluver, Martha; Fischer, Abby; Gosling, Stephen; Han, June; Martin, Lois; Mori, Ikue; O'Connor, Tara Helen; O'Neill, Richard; Sherry, Fred; Shively, David; Sollek-Avell...
Conductors: Lubman, Bradley
1 CD / Tzadik / 2005-11-22Works: Ayuo: A Stranger; Aoi no Ue; Ulysses and the City of Dreams - Episode 1; Ulysses and the City of Dreams - Episode 2; On the Morning of March 1, 2005; Mark-Anthony Turnage: This Silence
Performers: Ayuo; Matthews, Sally; Nagasu, Tomoka; Takada, Kazuko; Takahashi, Yuji
Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
The creator of two of the most fascinating releases on the New Japan series, (Izutsu and Red Moon) Ayuo now turns his hand to one...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2004-10-19Works: John Zorn: Necronomicon; Sortilège
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Lowenstern, Michael; Mills, Jesse; O'Neill, Richard; Sherry, Fred; Smith, Tim [clarinet]
1 CD / Tzadik / 2003-07-22Works: Milton Babbitt: Quartet for Strings no 6; Occasional Variations; Quartet for Strings no 2; Composition for guitar
Performers: Anderson, William; Babbitt, Milton [Composer]
Personnel: William Anderson (guitar); Aaron Boyd , Harumi Rhodes, Anahid Ajemian, Matthew Raimondi (violin); James Myer Hogg, Jean Dupouy (viola); Katherine Cherbas, Michael Rudiakov (cello).
1 CD / Tzadik / 2003-02-25Works: Elliott Sharp: Digital; Lumen; Tessalation Row; Diurnal; Ringtoss; Hammer Anvil Stirrup; ShapeShifters; Twistmap
Ensemble: Meridian String Quartet; Soldier String Quartet
"Not only are Sharp's works frequently abrasive on the surface, but once inside you're liable to find dense thickets of rhythmic patterns that sound more...continue...
1 CD / Tzadik / 2002-01-22Works: Alvin Singleton: Somehow We Can; Vous Compra; Mookestueck; Again
Performers: Cameron, Michael; Davis, Anthony; Henry, Marianne; Lawrence, Diedra; McLeod, Marisa; Mooke, Martha; Smith, Wadada Leo
1 CD / Tzadik / 2001-10-23Works: Christian Wolff: Burdocks; Trio III; Tuba Song
Performers: Choi, Jennifer; Drury, Stephen; Frith, Fred; Jeanrenaud, Joan; Masaoka, Miya; Mumma, Gordon; Ostertag, Bob; Wahrhaftig, Peter; Winant, William; Wolff, Christian [comp.]
Ensemble: The Other Minds Ensemble
1 CD / Tzadik / 1998-10-20Works: Gisburg: Hearts don't break that easily; Quartet for Strings "Anna"
Ensemble: Cassatt String Quartet
1 CD / Tzadik / 1998-01-20Works: John Zorn: Angelus Novus; For Your Eyes Only; Christabel; Carny
Performers: Drury, Stephen
Ensemble: Callithumpian Consort