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John Zorn: Tradition and Transgression

Nou Dadoun

Published: 2009-12-05

Nou Dadoun reviews John Brackett's "John Zorn: Tradition and Transgression."

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Improvisation is, simply put, being and living this very moment. No one can hide in music, and improvising in music is to be truly in this very moment and being completely yourself, with all your qualities and faults. It is probably the most honest state for a human being to be in.

– John McLaughlin in an interview with Daniel Fischlin.