Eyal Maoz with John Medeski on new CD Edom (Tzadik), and Upcoming Live Appearances


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NYC Based Guitarist and Composr Eyal Maoz Is Pleased To Announce His New Tzadik CD Edom And Upcoming Live Appearances Edom is a raging Middle Eastern-rock-avant-garde ensemble. Edom by Eyal Maoz
New Release on John Zorn's Tzadik Label
Featuring John Medeski on B3 organ

With the release of his new band's self-titled album Edom, composer Eyal Maoz introduces a new sound to his fans, John Medeski enthusiasts, and Tzadik Records repertoire aficionados.

Edom tells the story of pain, hope, strength, joy, and celebration.

If one has to define influential figures for Edom, John Zorn's Masada, Medeski Martin & Wood, Marc Ribot's Shrek, and all the most adventurous guitar/organ-led bands of the past and present would make the list. “A breakthrough release," says Tzadik Records founder and legendary composer John Zorn.

Featuring a spectacular ensemble of downtown all-stars--John Medeski, Shanir Blumenkranz, and Ben Perowsky--Eyal Maoz's Edom is infected with boundless energy, sensitivity, and vision. John Medeski, of the world-renowned trio Medeski Martin & Wood, is one of the leading Hammond B3 organ masters of our time. Shanir Blumenkranz is featured on over fifteen releases in the Tzadik catalog, participating in many of Zorn's own recordings. Ben Perowsky of Elysian Fields, Dave Douglas, and John Scofield, is a mainstay on the downtown scene and one of the most in-demand percussionists on stages all around the world. Add the blistering guitar work of Eyal Maoz, and the sonic capabilities of Edom reach a radical high point.

“Ecstatic music for a new generation. Keep your eyes and ears on this guy"--John Zorn

“This quartet shreds traditional stylizations into tiny pieces. They go for the jugular with a broad-ranging palate of ideas. Loads of fun"--All About Jazz

Upcoming Live Appearances:

Soon after their Montreal Jazz Festival concert June 29th, Eyal Maoz's Edom is performing at Zebulon, Brooklyn Thursday July 6th at 10PM. No cover, $5 suggested donation.

Eyal Maoz's Edom

Eyal Maoz - guitar
Brian Marsella - keys
Shanir Blumenkranz - bass
Yuval Lion - drums

Thursday July 6th
10 PM
No cover At Zebulon Cafe Concert
258 Wythe Avenue (between Metropolitan and North 3rd St.)
Williamsburg, Brookyn, NY 11211

Eyal Maoz's Dimyon, a Middle Eastern acoustic music ensemble (featuring Erik Friendlander on cello and Satoshi Takeishi on percussion), is performing at Tonic, Wednesday July 5th at 8PM.

Eyal Maoz's Dimyon

Eyal Maoz - acoustic guitar
Erik Friedlander - cello
Shanir Blumenkranz - bass
Satoshi Takeishi - percussion

Wednesday July 5th
8 PM

Performing at Tonic
107 Norfolk St. between Delancey and Rivington

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