Melt Zonk Rewire , the second album by the California-based New Klezmer Trio, presents avant garde reinterpretations of traditional tunes and new compositions expanding the klezmer tradition.
Leader Ben Goldberg studied with jazz luminaries Steve Lacy and Joe Lovano, and has performed and recorded with George Lewis, Cecil Taylor, Bobby Bradford, John Zorn's Masada, Andrew Hill, Mark Dresser, Roswell Rudd, the ROVA Sax Quartet, John Tchicai, Phil Haynes, Alvin Curran, Eugene Chadbourne, and was the featured soloist with Wayne Horvitz and Robin Holcomb's New York Jazz Composers Orchestra at the 1994 San Francisco Jazz Festival. His clarinet can be heard on the upcoming recording by the Charlie Hunter Trio on Blue Note.
Ben Goldberg: Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Fender Reverb Clarinet
Dan Seamans: Bass
Kenny Wollesen: Drums