Saturday Night Gets Weirder With the Marc Ribot Trio

June 29, 2012 12:00 AM

Saturday Night Gets Weirder With the Marc Ribot Trio

" Marc Ribot is one of New York's true semi-hidden treasures.

For decades now, he's been an important fixture in both the New York "downtown" avant-garde jazz scene and the skronkier, weirder side of rock.

He's one of Tom Waits' most trusted sidemen on Waits' studio albums, and he's constantly gigging in a variety of settings, be it his more "traditional" free-jazz group, his "rock" group, Ceramic Dog, or his Cuban-jazz band, Los Cubanos Postizos.

Saturday, though, he'll be at legendary New York jazz club the Village Vanguard with his trio -- Henry Grimes on bass and Chad Taylor on drums.

Grimes is worth a digression of his own here -- a fixture of the '60s free-jazz scene, he played with pioneering saxophonist Albert Ayler and before trekking across the country to Los Angeles, where he disappeared. Grimes' bass didn't survive the long drive cross-country, and unable to find work without an instrument, he toiled away in menial jobs for decades "

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