John Zorn

American composer, saxophonist and bandleader

John Zorn (born September 2, 1953 in New York City, New York, United states[1]) is an American avant-garde composer, arranger, record producer, saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist. He is collaborated with Lou Reed, Weird Little Boy, Laurie Anderson and others.

John Zorn
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Background information
Also known asDekoboko Hajime, Rav Tzizit
Born (1953-09-02) September 2, 1953 (age 67)
New York City, New York, USA
GenresAvant-garde/experimental music
Occupation(s)Composer, producer
InstrumentsSaxophone, clarinet, flute, guitar, keyboards, double bass, drums, percussion, theremin
Years active1973-present
LabelsTzadik, Avant, DIW, Elektra Nonesuch, Earache, Hat Hut, Shimmy-Disc, Eva, Toy's Factory, Nato, Lumina, Black Saint, Subharmonic, Parachute, Yukon, Rift
Associated actsNaked City, Masada, Painkiller, Hemophiliac, Weird Little Boy, Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson


  1. Allmusic biography Online