The Prosthetic Cubans

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The Prosthetic Cubans
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Studio album by Marc Ribot
Released June 16, 1998
Genre Latin jazz, jazz fusion, world fusion[1]
Length 46:41
Label Atlantic
Producer JD Foster
Marc Ribot chronology
Shoe String Symphonettes
(1997)
The Prosthetic Cubans
(1998)
Yo! I Killed Your God
(1999)

The Prosthetic Cubans is a studio album recorded in New York City by Marc Ribot with Los Cubanos Postizos and features compositions by Arsenio Rodríguez. It was the first album by The Prosthetic Cubans and was followed by Muy Divertido! in 2000.

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Marc Gilman awarded the album 4 stars stating "The mastery and vision of the enduring Marc Ribot shine through on this release... it is an excellent album".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Aurora en Pekín" (Alfredo Boloña) – 5:31
  2. "Aquí Como Allá" (Arsenio Rodríguez) – 4:51
  3. "Como Se Goza en el Barrio" (Rodríguez) – 3:29
  4. "Postizo" (Marc Ribot) – 4:55
  5. "No Me Llores Más" (Luis Martinez Griñán) – 5:39
  6. "Los Teenagers Bailan Changui" (Rodríguez) – 4:49
  7. "Fiesta en el Solar" (Rodríguez) – 5:05
  8. "La Vida Es un Sueño" (Rodríguez) – 3:30
  9. "Esclavo Tristé" (Rodríguez) – 6:06
  10. "Choserito Plena" (Ignacio Ríos) – 2:46

Personnel[edit]

  • Marc Ribot – guitar, trumpet, vocals
  • Brad Jones (all but (10)) – bass
  • EJ Rodriguez – percussion, vocals
  • Robert J. Rodriguez (all but (6)) – claves, drums, percussion, vocals
  • John Medeski (2,4,5,8) – organ, meloton
  • Anthony Coleman (3,6) – organ
  • Madeline Hunt-Ehrlich (4) – vocals
  • Mattan Ingram (4) – vocals
  • Miles Ingram (4) – vocals
  • Gregory Ribot (10) – baritone saxophone
  • JD Foster- producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Gilman, M. Allmusic Review accessed August 3, 2011.