Rimbaud (album)

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Rimbaud
Studio album by John Zorn
Released August 28, 2012 (2012-08-28)
Recorded December 9, 2011, January 2012 and March 8, 2012
Miller Theatre, Komachi Electric and East Side Sound, NYC
Genre Experimental music, Contemporary classical music
Length 47:20
Label Tzadik TZ 8301
Producer John Zorn
John Zorn chronology
The Hermetic Organ
(2012)
Rimbaud
(2012)
A Vision in Blakelight
(2012)

Rimbaud is an album by John Zorn. The album was released on Zorn's own label Tzadik Records in August 2012.[1] It was dedicated to French poet Arthur Rimbaud.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Free Jazz Collective 3.5/5 stars[3]

Allmusic said "The album is a non-negotiable must-have for the composer's fans and offers a suggestion of his terrific versatility for anyone interested in sampling his work".[2] Martin Schray called it "a collection of four stylistically very diverse pieces".[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Bateau Ivre"   11:01
2. "A Season in Hell"   12:21
3. "Illuminations"   11:38
4. "Conneries"   12:20

Personnel[edit]

  • John Zorn − samples, electronics, alto saxophone, piano, organ, guitar, drums, Foley effects
  • Trevor Dunn − bass
  • Brad Lubman − conductor
  • Ikue Mori − laptop, electronics
  • Kenny Wollesen − drums
  • Mathieu Amalric − voice
  • Steve Beck − piano
  • Erik Carlson − violin
  • Stephen Gosling − piano
  • Chris Gross − cello
  • Al Lipowski − vibraphone
  • Rane Moore − clarinet
  • Tara O'Connor − flute
  • Elizabeth Weisser − viola

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b John Zorn: Rimbaud. "http://www.tzadik.com/index.php?catalog=8301". Allmusic.com. 
  2. ^ a b Eddins, S. Allmusic Review, accessed October 31, 2013
  3. ^ a b Schray, M., The Free Jazz Collective Review, Free Jazz Collective, March 8, 2013