Albums The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time  

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List of the best John Zorn albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This John Zorn discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top John Zorn albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included John Zorn singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest John Zorn album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite John Zorn album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

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13 3
Naked City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn

2
9 1
Kristallnacht is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn

3
8 1
Bar Kokhba is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn

4
6 1
Spillane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn

5
7 2
News for Lulu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
Bill Frisell, John Zorn, George Lewis

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7 2
Yankees is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn, George Lewis, Derek Bailey

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7 2
Harras is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn, Derek Bailey, William Parker

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8 4
Nani Nani is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn, Yamantaka Eye, Dekoboko Hajime & Yamantaka Eye

9
6 2
Locus Solus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn

10
6 2
More News for Lulu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
Bill Frisell, John Zorn, George Lewis

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6 2
Euclid's Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
Bobby Previte, John Zorn

12
6 2
Downtown Lullaby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
Bobby Previte, Elliott Sharp, John Zorn

13
6 2
Deadly Weapons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
Tonie Marshall, John Zorn, David Toop

14
5 1
The Dreamers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn

15
5 1
Masada Guitars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time

16
4 0
O'o is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn

17
4 0
Cobra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time

18
5 2
The Gift is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn

19
5 2
Naninani II is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn, Yamantaka Eye

20
5 2
Radio is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn, Naked City

21
4 1
The Goddess: Music for the Anc... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time

22
4 1
Buck Jam Tonic is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn, Bill Laswell, Tatsuya Nakamura

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4 1
Masada: Alef is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn, Masada

24
3 0
Psychomagia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn

25
3 0
Masada: Beit is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best John Zorn Albums of All Time
John Zorn, Masada