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John Zorn’s Club the Stone Begins a New Life on the Other Side of Town

Mar 01, 2018 - The New York Times

By 8 p.m. last Thursday night, a line of about 100 people had amassed along Avenue C, outside the Stone, and John Zorn was eager to get the 8:30 show started early.

He sent a volunteer down to the basement, where the evening’s performers were assembled, to address a lack of microphones. “Make a deal,” he barked. “Either the cello or the piano has to lose a mic.” He huddled with his other helpers, strategizing about how to wedge as many people as possible into the little room. The...