We’re excited to return to Europe for two very special shows in November, playing the music of John Zorn! November 3 at Jazz Fest Sarajevo and November 5 at Porgy & Bess in Vienna! <— Click those links for more.
Zion80’s latest album ‘Warriors’ is now available on CD! Just go to our Bandcamp page to order »
We’re pleased to bring you the newest ‘Nigunim in Clave’ video with Zion80’s Marlon Sobol and Jon Madof. The project mixes Afro-Cuban rhythms with traditional Jewish melodies, and this one starts with an intro showing how Marlon came up with the idea.
Check it out, and support the project by throwing a few bucks into the tip jar at bit.ly/niguntip – any amount helps!
Zion80 will make our Seattle debut on June 3 2018 at the Stroum JCC. Click here for more info and tickets »
Zion80’s Jon Madof and Marlon Sobol are back with a brand new video for the ‘Nigunim in Clave’ project, mixing traditional wordless Hasidic melodies (‘nigunim’) with the clave rhythms of Afro-Cuban music. They’re joined by very special guest vocalist Eitan Katz. Enjoy!
And if you’d like to throw a few bucks into the tip jar to help fund these videos, you can do so at http://bit.ly/niguntip
Zion80’s Jon Madof sat down with Leo Sidran for his awesome podcast ‘The Third Story.’ The conversation covered a variety of subjects – how music and spirituality are related, what it means to create your own kind of authenticity, the difference between a job and a mission, and whether or not an artist’s work can be separated from their personal behavior – a theme that is particularly resonant today. Listen Here »
Zion80 returns to The Stone NYC one last time on December 2 before the beloved venue closes for good in 2018. It’s part of the Jon Madof Residency happening 11/28-12/3. Other shows include the experimental post-rock of House of Wisdom on 11/28, Ruthless Cosmopolitans on 11/30 (a new project with Eden Pearlstein aka ePRHYME) and more. Go to thestonenyc.com for more info »
Recorded at Bill Laswell’s legendary studio, Zion80’s new album WARRIORS finds the band delving deeper into their singular mix of deep Afrobeat grooves, mystical Jewish melodies and improvisational madness. Out now on Chant Records.
3. In Our Youth
4. Wandering Stone
5. Holy Brother
6. I Lift My Eyes (Esa Einai)