Marc Ribot has played in just about every conceivable setting in New York City. For this live concert at the Village Vanguard, his trio takes on Albert Ayler and John Coltrane, dirty blues, punk energy and fully liberated improvisation. Hear our recording of the show: http://n.pr/KGKmzn
“Here a hand from a hidden country touches not only my soul but my body. Here the prig, the don, the modern in me have no privilege over the savage or the child. Here is big medicine and strong magic.”—Words of Invitation from C. S. Lewis Letters to Malcom Chiefly on Prayer, p. 103
“Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day.”—Charles Dickens
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.