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About John Zorn
American composer and saxophonist, John Zorn started gaining attention in the 1970s when he collaborated with many well-known artistes. He’s one of the pioneers of the music concept known as the ‘game pieces’. He recorded many compilations before having his breakthrough with his 1985 album “The Big Gundown”.
Considered as one of the most prominent composers of his era, Zorn has gone on to record many successful albums with some titled “Naked City” and “Spy vs Spy: The Music of Ornette Coleman”.
Due to his love for music, the multi-talented instrumentalist created a record label in 1992 called Avant Records. Before ending their operations in 2004, the label had recorded over 80 albums. They worked with many prominent artistes like Bobby Previte, and Erik Friedlander.
In 1995, he established another record label known as Tzadik, alongside Kazunori Sugiyama. As of the end of November 2021, they had recorded more than 400 albums, and have worked with musicians like Arnold Dreyblatt, and Tim Sparks.
He had the support of his parents Henry Zorn and Vera Studenski during the initial stages of his career.
Zorn studied at the United Nations International School and continued at Webster University (formerly known as Webster College).
In 2001, the National Foundation for Jewish Culture honored him with the Jewish Cultural Award in Performing Arts. Ten years later, he became a member of the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.
He’s the founder of the music group, Naked City.
Rolling Stone has described him as “one of the most influential musicians of our time”.
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Famous quotes by John Zorn
I have wit in my work and a sense of humor, but I do not use irony in any way.John Zorn
The idealists will always be in society, and we will survive.John Zorn
F.A.Q. about John Zorn
When is his birthday?
John Zorn's birthday is on September 2, 1953.
In how many days is his birthday?
John's birthday is in 219 days
How old is he?
He is 68 years old.
Where is John from?
He was born in Queens, New York City, U.S..
John Zorn's Popularity
John Zorn is a famous American saxophonist, producer, and composer, who was born on September 2, 1953. As a person born on this date, John Zorn is listed in our database as the 49th most popular celebrity for the day (September 2) and the 90th most popular for the year (1953).
People born on September 2 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. John Zorn is the 1764th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to John Zorn's birthday, John Zorn is the 11806th most famous American and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Queens, New York City, U.S.
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