50th Birthday Celebration Volume 4

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50th Birthday Celebration Volume 4
Electric Masada 50.jpg
Live album by Electric Masada
Released May 25, 2004 (2004-05-25)
Recorded September 27, 2003 (2003-09-27)
Genre Downtown music, avant-garde jazz
Length 72:32
Label Tzadik
Producer John Zorn
John Zorn chronology
50th Birthday Celebration Volume 3
(2004)
50th Birthday Celebration Volume 4
(2004)
Masada Recital
(2004)
Electric Masada chronology
50th Birthday Celebration Volume 4
(2004)
At the Mountains of Madness
(2005)

50th Birthday Celebration Volume 4 is a live album by Electric Masada documenting their performance at Tonic in September 2003 as part of John Zorn's month-long 50th Birthday Celebration.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

The AllMusic review by Sean Westergaard states "This is a fantastic ensemble, with lots of time spent playing together, and Zorn knows how get the best out of them. Fans of the Masada series will not be disappointed. Excellent."[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by John Zorn.

No. Title Length
1. "Tekufah" 14:33
2. "Idalah-Abal" 6:18
3. "Hadasha" 13:48
4. "Hath-Arob" 4:07
5. "Yatzar" 9:20
6. "Lilin" 15:41
7. "Kisofim" 8:41

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tzadik catalogue
  2. ^ a b Westergaard, Sean. 50th Birthday Celebration Volume 4 > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved February 16, 2012.