Live in Taipei 1995

Live in Taipei is a double live album by John Zorn's Masada recorded at the Crown Theatre in Taiwan's capital city Taipei.[1] The album is mistakenly dated 1995, while the performance was actually taken place in 1996.[2][3]

Live in Taipei 1995
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Live album by
ReleasedOctober, 1998
Recorded1995
GenreDowntown music
Avant-garde jazz
Length146:36
LabelTzadik TZ 7323
ProducerJohn Zorn
Masada chronology
Live in Jerusalem 1994
(1999)
Live in Taipei 1995
(1998)
Live in Middelheim 1999
(1999)
John Zorn chronology
The Bribe
(1998)
Live in Taipai 1995
(1998)
Music for Children
(1998)

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic review by Joclyn Layne awarded the album 3½ stars stating "With so many exceptional recordings available of the Masada quartet, this one may be considered less necessary, but it's still necessary for most fans ".[4]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [4]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz    [5]

Track listingEdit

  • Disc one
  1. "Gevurah" – 12:38
  2. "Achshaph" – 2:41
  3. "Mahshav" – 7:09
  4. "Shebuah" – 12:06
  5. "Shilhim" – 2:45
  6. "Idalah-Abal" – 8:24
  7. "Mikreh" – 10:45
  8. "Yoreh" – 7:42
  9. "Tekufah" – 9:16
  • Disc two
  1. "Debir" – 9:17
  2. "Sheloshim" – 8:11
  3. "Katzatz" – 2:47
  4. "Hadasha" – 11:21
  5. "Lachish" – 2:25
  6. "Midbar" – 9:08
  7. "Evel" – 5:45
  8. "Hafla-ah" – 6:34
  9. "Racheb" – 7:08
  10. "Ziphim" – 10:20

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tzadik catalogue
  2. ^ John Zorn's Masada Live at the Crown Theater, Taipei, Taiwan, May 24, 1996.
  3. ^ Masada World: Live in Taipei 1995, accessed January 6, 2020
  4. ^ a b Layne, J. Allmusic Review accessed July 22, 2011
  5. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1544. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0.