Alastor: Book of Angels Volume 21

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Alastor: Book of Angels Volume 21
Alastor Book of Angels Volume 21.jpg
Studio album by Eyvind Kang
Released April 29, 2014
Recorded 2014
Studio Avast, Seattle and Eastside Sound, NYC
Genre Jazz, klezmer, contemporary classical music
Length 44:46
Label Tzadik TZ 8316
Producer Eyvind Kang and Randall Dunn
Eyvind Kang chronology
Grass
(2012)
Alastor: Book of Angels Volume 21
(2014)
Book of Angels chronology
Tap: Book of Angels Volume 20
(2014)
Alastor: Book of Angels Volume 21
(2014)
Adramelech: Book of Angels Volume 22
(2014)

Alastor: Book of Angels Volume 21 is an album by violinist and multi-instrumentalist Eyvind Kang which was released in 2014 on John Zorn's Tzadik Records as part of Zorn's Book of Angels Series.[1]

Reception[edit]

Alarm reviewer Scott Morrow stated "Though Kang generally skews towards classical, chamber, and ambient, his take on Zorn’s hand-picked selections is a surprising and gorgeous collision of styles."[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by John Zorn.

  1. "Hakem" - 5:37
  2. "Samchia" - 3:49
  3. "Hakha" - 3:18
  4. "Jetrel" - 5:32
  5. "Variel" - 4:12
  6. "Loquel" - 3:15
  7. "Rachiel" - 3:49
  8. "Barael" - 3:22
  9. "Sakriel" - 7:08
  10. "Uriron" - 4:42

Personnel[edit]

  • Eyvind Kang - electric bass, guitars, janggu, kacapi, kemancheh, Korg synthesizer, Moog synthesizer, oud, percussion, piano, setar, sitar, viola, violin, voice
  • Skerik - tenor saxophone
  • Hans Teuber - clarinets, flutes, tenor saxophone
  • Cuong Vu - trumpet
  • Emma Ashbrook - bassoon
  • Josiah Boothby - French horn
  • Taina Karr - English horn, oboe
  • Randall Dunn - Moog synthesizer, voice
  • Hidayat Honari - tar
  • Maria Scherer Wilson, William Smith - cello
  • Soyeon Park - geomungo
  • JungAh Song - gayageum
  • Shahzad Ismaily, Moriah Neils, Jacob Yackshaw - bass
  • Dave Abramson - drums, percussion
  • Tor Dietrichson - bongos, congas, clave, guiro, tabla, triangle
  • Hyeonhee Park - janggu, kkwaenggwari
  • Maya Dunietz, Jessika Kenney - voice

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tzadik Records catalog, accessed January 21, 2015
  2. ^ Morrow, S., Alarm Review Archived 2014-07-14 at the Wayback Machine., April 29, 2014