Boomkat Product Review:
Aka 2002 Film Soundtracks Volume Three, which follows the amazing 'Under The Wing' and the delayed release of 'Three Documentaries'. 2002 is proving to be the watershed year for Zorn, with this being his fifth film score in three months. Here, a taste of Ennio Morricone, Astor Piazzola, French musette and Nino Rota make up what is perhaps his greatest film score to date. At times bizarre, haunting, exhilarating and powerful, the lush sonorities of this dynamic group will surprise you as much as it did Zorn himself. The band is Marc Ribot: guitar, Rob Burger: accordion, Erik Friedlander: cello, Trevor Dunn: bass and Kenny Wollesen: vibes, marimba, drums. A romantic new lyricism. A remarkable new direction. Unexpected, inevitable and absolutely essential.