50th birthday celebration volume eight (2004)

Track Listing        

1. Meridian  4:20 
2. Rising Sign  7:01 
3. Spirit Writing  6:10 
4. By The Mark, Eight  7:06 
5. Visitation  8:34 
6. Ipsissimi  15:59 
7. Ghost Writing  11:57 
8. The Ascending Arc  8:03 
9. Full Fathom Five  6:50


Susie Ibarra: Drums  
Wadada Leo Smith: Trumpet  
John Zorn: Alto Saxophone

All music by Wadada Leo Smith, Susie Ibarra, John Zorn           
Recorded live at Tonic September 22, 2003 8pm and 10pm  by Daniel Goldaracena    
Mastering - Scott Hull at Hit Factory Mastering  
Producer - John Zorn     
Associate Producer - Kazunori Sugiyama        
Design - Chippy (Heung-Heung Chin)     

TZADIK Blurb     

The pioneer creator of the rhythm unit, the master of the game piece and one of the most dynamic drummers in the downtown scene square off head to head in duo and trio improvisations. Two full sets of music are presented here, beginning with a brilliant set of duos by Ibarra and Zorn, who have been working together for many years. Both surprising and inevitable, the second set features the historic musical meeting of Wadada Leo Smith and John Zorn, and was one of the improvisational highlights from 2003's month of Zorn. Striking and radical sculptures of sound and silence from three generations of improvisational masters.

Series:  Birthday Series        

Catalogue Number:  TZ5008   

Release Date: October 2004