Zorn @ 70: On the Stage
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Zorn @ 70: On the Stage

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“A towering pillar of a new-music universe he has worked tirelessly to foster and enrich.”—New York Times

Category-defying composer and instrumentalist John Zorn celebrates his 70th birthday with a 12-hour immersive festival featuring key musical collaborators. Taking place across multiple venues, this one-of-a-kind marathon brings together Zorn and celebrated musicians, including Bill Frisell, Julian Lage, John Medeski, JACK Quartet, Ches Smith, Kenny Wollesen, and Sae Hashimoto.

Nove Cantici Per Francesco D’Assisi
Bill Frisell, Julian Lage, and Gyan Riley
6–7 pm

Three of the greatest living guitarists perform Zorn works on acoustic guitars.

Chaos Magick
John Medeski, Matt Hollenberg, Kenny Grohowski, and Brian Marsella
8–9 pm

Metal, jazz, minimalism, funk, and noise all come together in one of the most extreme Zorn configurations ever.

New Masada Quartet
John Zorn, Julian Lage, Jorge Roeder, and Kenny Wollesen
10–11 pm

Zorn’s much loved New Radical Jewish music quartet drawing from his enormous Masada songbooks, Bristling hot guitar master Julian Lage, bass wizard Jorge Roeder, Zorn veteran drummer Kenny Wollesen, and Zorn himself on sax.

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There will be live music performances occurring in various gallery spaces throughout the day. Limited seating will be available throughout the gallery spaces with gallery stools provided by the Walker.

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Program support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, and by Therese Sexe and David Hage.