Shoe String Symphonettes

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All Music Guide - Sean Cooper
Marc Ribot's contribution to Tzadik's series of interpretive film scores, Shoe String Symphonettes features music inspired by such cinematic oddities as Jacob Burkhardt's Landlord Blues and Yakov Protazanov's 1928 farce Aelita Queen of Mars. With musical themes ranging from the edgy minimalism of '50s suspense thrillers to Pérez Prado's swanky lounge-mambo, Symphonettes features some of Ribot's most compelling work to date, both creatively augmenting the originals and sketching out cinematic spaces more or less autonomous from the films they were inspired by. Guest musicians include Greg Cohen, Andy Haas, John Zorn, Bill Ware, and Curtis ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Sean Cooper
Marc Ribot's contribution to Tzadik's series of interpretive film scores, Shoe String Symphonettes features music inspired by such cinematic oddities as Jacob Burkhardt's Landlord Blues and Yakov Protazanov's 1928 farce Aelita Queen of Mars. With musical themes ranging from the edgy minimalism of '50s suspense thrillers to Pérez Prado's swanky lounge-mambo, Symphonettes features some of Ribot's most compelling work to date, both creatively augmenting the originals and sketching out cinematic spaces more or less autonomous from the films they were inspired by. Guest musicians include Greg Cohen, Andy Haas, John Zorn, Bill Ware, and Curtis Fowlkes.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/18/1997
  • Label: Tzadik
  • UPC: 702397750420
  • Catalog Number: 7504
  • Sales rank: 260,511

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Marc Ribot Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Banjo, Guitar, Trumpet, Horn, Sampling
Jim Staley Trombone
Anthony Coleman Organ
Bill Ware Vibes
Cyro Baptista Drums
Vicki Bodner Oboe
Greg Cohen Bass
Dave Douglas Trumpet
Curtis Fowlkes Trombone
Tony Garnier Bass
Charlie Giordano Piano, Keyboards
Andy Haas Saxophone
Jill Jaffe Violin, Viola
Ikue Mori Percussion
Roy Nathanson Saxophone
Maxine Neuman Cello
Jim Nolet Violin
E.J. Rodriguez Percussion, Drums
John Zorn Saxophone
Michael Kearsey Trombone
Paul Clarvis Percussion, Drums
Phil Boyden Violin
Mauro Refosco Percussion
Helen Thomas Cello
Brad Jones Bass
Technical Credits
Gary Thomas Producer, Engineer
Hugo Dwyer Engineer
Jacob Burkhardt Director
Yakov Protazanov Director
Karen Bellone Director
Joe Johnson Engineer
Lisa Rinzler Director
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