Guitarist Marc Ribot enrols Tom Waits, Meshell Ndegeocello, Steve Earle et al in the resistance. ‘Here comes back the protest song’

Marc Ribot‘s “Songs of Resistance 1942-2018” is his twenty fourth album recorded with among other guests Tom Waits, Sam Amidon, Steve Earle, Tift Merritt and Meshell Ndegeocello and released on September 14, 2018 by Anti.


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“It’s cool to have professional protest singers and all that, but I wanted to include artists who reached outside the ‘protest’ bubble.” […]

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“Of course, he brings a certain gravitas to everything he does — my Italian friends say he sounds exactly like an old ‘partigiano’ (resistance fighter)!” […]

“Bella Ciao” is slowed down to a veritable funeral dirge, a wistful reverie for the imploding structure of American democracy […]


Marc Ribot – Songs of Resistance 1942-2018



[2004] Tom Waits is with Marc Ribot, Larry Taylor, Brain and Sullivan Waits at Royal Theatre Carré in Amsterdam >> 113 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2001] Medeski Martin & Wood share the stage with Marc Ribot at Umbria Jazz Festival at Teatro Mancinelli in Orvieto, Italy >> 57 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] Marc Ribot and Jason Moran will improvise together at the Stone in New York City, >> 22 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2015] Marc Ribot plays solo at Jamboree Jazz & Dance Club in Barcelona, Spain >> 25 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2013] Marc Ribot with bassist Henry Grimes and drummer Chad Taylor present their new CD at Poisson Rouge in New-York City >> 58 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2010] Marc Ribot will play The Beatles and John Cage at JazzHouse in Copenhagen, Denmark >> 18 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1993] John Zorn‘s Electric Masada – that is John Zorn (as), Marc Ribot (g), Kato Hideki (b) and Ben Perowski (d) performs for the first time at Knitting Factory in New York City >> 51 MINUTES on RVM

[2001] Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos perform near Paris at the “19th Banlieues Bleues” Festival. >> 9 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2011] Marc Ribot and Los Cubanos Postizos featuring Anthony Coleman, Brad Jones and Horacio ‘El Negro’ Hernandez will be at Bimhuis in Amsterdam, The Netherlands >> 42 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1998] John Zorn‘s Bar Kokhba – that is Mark Feldman (viol), Erik Friedlander (cel), Marc Ribot (g), Greg Cohen (b), Joey Baron (d), Cyro Baptista (perc) and John Zorn (cond) – take part in the “Warsaw Summer Jazz Days” held at Sala Kongresowa in Warsaw, Poland >> 54 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] four electric guitarists – Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot, Nels Cline and Shahzad Ismaili improvise together at Le Poisson Rouge in New-York City. >> 65 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2009] John Zorn (s), Marc Ribot (g), Joey Baron (d), Jamie Saft (p), Trevor Dunn (b), Cyro Baptista (perc) and Kenny Wollesen (vib) will share the stage at “Jazz in Marciac,” France >> 54 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2003] Marc Ribot Mystery Trio – that is Marc Ribot (g, voc), Dave Hofstra (b), Deantoni Parks (d) – share the stage with DJ Mutamassik on turntables and Morgan Kraft on guitar at “Umbria Jazz Festival” in Perugia, Italy >> 52 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2012] John Zorn celebrates his 60th birthday with a show named “Song Project” featuring Marc Ribot (g), Jamie Saft (kb), Trevor Dunn (b), Joey Baron (d), Cyro Baptista (perc), Ikue Mori (electronics), Mike Patton (voc), Sofia Rei (voc), Jesse Harris (g, voc) at “North Sea Jazz Festival” in Rotterdam, The Netherlands >> 38 MINUTES on RVM >>

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