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Marco Benevento: Between The Needles & Nightfall

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Marco Benevento covers a lot of ground in his search for the lost chord--jazz, rock, jam band and spangly pop--but the Brooklyn-based composer and keyboard player is no fusionist. To borrow a description applied to bassist and producer Bill Laswell in the mid 1980s, Benevento is a collisionist: he doesn't so much sit on the fence separating jazz and rock as jump up and down on it, reconstructing the splinters into something new. Shot through with strong tunes and catchy ...


Marco Benevento & Friends: Live In NYC: The Sullivan Hall Residency

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Marco Benevento & Friends Live In NYC: The Sullivan Hall Residency The Royal Potato Family 2009

In January 2008, coinciding with the release of his monumental gumbo of retro-modern jazz, rock, pop and funk, Invisible Baby (Hyena, 2008), pianist Marco Benevento took over New York's then brand new Greenwich Village music venue, Sullivan Hall, for a series of five Thursday night gigs. Each night featured a different roster of musicians: some were ...


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