John Zorn :  The Gift
Cat. # 7332
Released Apr 2001
cd time - 51:31
US Price $16.00
A beautiful and lyrical exploration of surf, exotica, easy listening and world beat, The Gift is an honest and heartfelt offering to music lovers the world over: an invitation to forget about the worries and cares of the world; to sit back and relax. Featuring Marc Ribot (Postizos), Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle), Cyro Baptista (Herbie Hancock), Jamie Saft (Bobby Previte), Joey Baron (Masada) and many special guests, this is the album Naked City fans have been waiting for. A side of John Zorn you’ve rarely heard, the music of The Gift is both relaxing and stimulating, like feeling perfectly at home in a place you’ve never been before. John Zorn "for lovers only."
Cyro Baptista: Percussion
Joey Baron: Drums
Jennifer Choi: Violin
Greg Cohen: Bass
Dave Douglas: Trumpet
Trevor Dunn: Bass
Mike Patton: Voice
Raman Ramakishnan: Cello
Marc Ribot: Guitar
Masumi Rostad: Viola
Ned Rothenberg: Shakuhachi
Jamie Saft: Organ, Wurlitzer Piano, Piano, Keyboards
John Zorn: Piano, Theremin