This day (May 21, 1954), in Newark, New Jersey, is born Marc Ribot, an American guitarist and composer.
Wikipedia : This day (May 21, 1954), in Newark, New Jersey, is born Marc Ribot, an American guitarist and composer.
Official Site : Rolling Stone points out that “Guitarist Marc Ribot helped Tom Waits refine a new, weird Americana on 1985’s “Rain Dogs”, and since then he’s become the go-to guitar guy for all kinds of roots-music adventurers: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, Elvis Costello, John Mellencamp.”
@allmusic : He has also recorded compositions for classical guitar by Haiti’s Franz Casseus, a friend of his parents, and has participated actively in New York City’s downtown avant-garde music scene for some time, notably as a member of the Lounge Lizards.
@last.fm : …., as well as leading a number of his own bands such as Shrek, Los Cubanos Postizos and, currently, Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog and the Marc Ribot Trio featuring Henry Grimesand Chad Taylor.
Video : Ceramic Dog, – Lies My Body Told Me (2013) . w/ John Zorn – Little Bittern (2010) . Wang Dang Doodle (2012) . At The Kessler Theater In Dallas (2010) . w/ Henry Grimes And Chad Taylor – Take Five (2011) . Los Cubanos Postizos – Choserito Plena (1999) . & Kazu – I Cover The Waterfront (1988) .