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MARC RIBOT solo performance

February 18, 2022 | 8:00 pm

$30.00

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2022 BIAMP PDX JAZZ FESTIVAL
MARC RIBOT solo performance 

JACK LONDON REVUE | Doors 7:00 pm / Show 8:00 pm
$30.00 ADVANCE GA / $35.00 DOS (21+)

Enigmatic guitarist Marc Ribot has released 6 very diverse solo guitar albums: (including John Zorn’s Book of HeadsPlays the Works of Frantz CasseusSaintsDon’t Blame MeExercises in Futility) and 2010’s, Silent Movies (Pi Recordings) has been described as a “down-in-mouth-near master piece” by the Village Voice and has landed on several Best of 2010 lists including the LA Times and critical praise across the board. His live solo performances are unpredictable events which may draw on all of these or none, creating a sonic matrix of memory, free improvisation, zeitgeist, extra-terrestrial radio signals, and much more…always leaving the listener on the edge of their seats.

“In the hear-a-pin-drop setting of Cafe Oto, Ribot’s intense, heartfelt commitment invited not only the closest of listening but also allowed scrutiny of his technical approach, offering a minor spectacle as well as a rare, transportative musical experience.” – London Jazz News, review of his 2015 OTO residency

“…he can sit down with just his guitar and simultaneously confound you with technique, beauty, and surprise.” – John Garratt and Will Layman, PopMatters Picks: The Best Music of 2010 for the album “Silent Movies.”

“In discussing the guitarist Marc Ribot, it’s more efficient to wonder what he hasn’t done then to list what he has actually accomplished. Across four decades, Ribot’s career has spanned smooth soul and gnarled blues, blaring no wave and elegant film scores, solo composer roles and Tom Waits supporting work; that’s only a sliver of his prolificacy…Though his solo range is only slightly less boundless than his overall discography, he favors quiet, intricate improvisations around standards that you will recognize in flashes but will rarely sound repetitive of their sources. Ribot is a master of timing, tone, and taste, with a bank of experiences so vast and varied he can navigate his way through any song or situation with panache. Consider this visit a master lesson.” Grayson Haver Currin (Indy Week)

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Details

Date:
February 18, 2022
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
$30.00
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Venue

The Jack London Revue
529 SW 4th Ave
Portland, OR 97204 United States
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Website:
http://jacklondonrevue.com/
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