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Bar Kokhba is the Bar Kokhba Sextet playing the Masada Book Two. So far, they’ve only released one album under this moniker - Lucifer: Book of Angels Volume 10. About Lucifer, Tzadik says: “Lucifer is the first studio recording in over ten years by the most popular and best selling Masada ensemble ever. Here they play better and tighter than ever, blending Sephardic and Ashkenazi sonorities with latin, surf, world music and more in an inimitable easy listening instrumental style. Lyrical and soulful, this is some of the most exciting and enjoyable chamber music you are ever likely to hear. Lucifer is yet another brilliant release from Zorn’s Book of Angels — one of the most consistent and compelling collections on Tzadik.”


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  • jmussuto

    muy bueno, es perfecto para oirlo todo el dia:)

    22 Sep 2014 Reply
  • LeoLeGris

    hipnótico, cautivante, hechicero, sutil, cadencioso, luminoso, perfecto

    14 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Vo_OD00

    This should be separated from "Bar Kokhba Sextet".

    1 Aug 2012 Reply
  • ulinvodnaar

    totally disagree InASafePlace. They're basically covers. You wouldn't scrobble a death metal cover of some gay pop song under Lady Gaga, you'd scrobble it under Death Faeces or whatever.... yeah?

    22 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Snaphiroth

    But the arrangements are done by the performers!

    2 Jun 2012 Reply
  • InASafePlace

    John Zorn. Anything by performers Electric Masada, Bar Kokhba, Secret Chiefs 3 etc etc playing Zorn songs should be scrobbled under John Zorn, just like classical music. Artist is the composer.

    14 May 2012 Reply
  • MesieFritz

    Bar Kokhba Sextet

    26 Apr 2011 Reply
  • petzen

    Pretty sure it's under John Zorn. I will just go with both names, regarding the other issue.

    23 Feb 2011 Reply
  • Snaphiroth

    Even Tzadik shows two bands: Bar Kokhba and Bar Kokhba Sextet, Lucifer corresponding to the first one and The Circle Maker and 50th Birthday-something to the other one. How to deal with this? And btw, is Bar Kokhba (the album) by Bar Kokhba or John Zorn (speaking of tags)?

    20 Jan 2011 Reply
  • Master_ov_Khaos

    Vote for Bar Kokhba Sextet as the correct artist name.

    5 Oct 2010 Reply
  • lp_bloom

    my favorites from book of angels series: 1. lucifer 2. orobas 3. azazel and from 'lucifer' album especially: 1. gediel 2. sother 3. quelamia

    8 Dec 2009 Reply
  • Alraris

    Great great great! I love Lucifer, Xaphan and Orobas the same way :)

    6 Dec 2009 Reply
  • SimonMagnus

    great stuff

    3 Aug 2009 Reply
  • 1o1y


    27 Jul 2009 Reply
  • cuachicconfi

    Cautivador, fascinante. Excelente!

    6 Jan 2009 Reply
  • Eitttlane


    26 Oct 2008 Reply
  • robotanake


    29 Sep 2008 Reply
  • new_virus

    Esta música se mueve a otra velocidad.

    22 Jul 2008 Reply
  • CapnCrunchDaPmp

    Jewish music?

    3 Jul 2008 Reply
  • drabreu

    I think Lucifer is great, but still way behind Xaphan! IMO, of course

    3 May 2008 Reply
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