Masada: Hei

Masada: Hei, also known as Masada 5, is a 1995 album by American composer and saxophonist John Zorn. It is the fifth album of Masada recordings.[1]

Masada: Hei
Masada Hei.jpg
Studio album by
Released1995
RecordedJuly 16 & 17, 1995, Power Station, New York City
GenreJazz
Length52:13
LabelDIW DIW 899
ProducerJohn Zorn and Kazunori Sugiyama
Masada chronology
Masada: Dalet
(1994)
Masada: Hei
(1995)
Masada: Vav
(1995)
John Zorn chronology
Filmworks II: Music for an Untitled Film by Walter Hill
(1995)
Masada: Hei
(1995)
Masada: Vav
(1995)

ReceptionEdit

The Allmusic review by David Freedlander awarded the album 4 stars stating "Hei, the fifth release from John Zorn's Masada Quartet, shows the band at their tightest and most agile".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [2]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by John Zorn.
  1. "Paran" - 5:12
  2. "Halisah" - 6:27
  3. "Yoreh" - 6:50
  4. "Beeroth" - 4:13
  5. "Hobah" - 11:38
  6. "Neshamah" - 6:06
  7. "Lakom" - 3:11 - misspelled as "Lakum" on album sleeve [1]
  8. "Makedah" - 8:36
  9. "Hafla'ah" - 4:55
  • Recorded at Power Station in New York City on July 16 and 17, 1995

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Masada World: Hei, accessed January 6, 2020
  2. ^ a b Freedlander, D. Allmusic Review accessed July 25, 2011