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Breakfast of champions

The Slip have been a fixture on the jam band scene for 15 years. Over the past six years, the Slip’s core members — bassist Marc Friedman, guitarist Brad Barr, and his brother Andrew behind the kit — along with pianist Marco Benevento and singer/songwri
Slipping into Surprise Me Mr. Davis
By CHRIS CONTI  |  April 09, 2010
Marco Benevento at Narrows Center for the Arts

Marco Benevento at Narrows Center for the Arts


Beck, Leonard Cohen, Deerhoof - they all show up on Marco Benevento's splendid Me Not Me (Royal Potato) - not as guest performers, but as...
By webteam  |  December 03, 2009
The Slip + Marco Benevento at Lupo's

The Slip + Marco Benevento at Lupo's


Banking on idiosyncrasies while making room for moody pop maneuvers, the Slip is the kind of band that changes every time you see them. To...
By webteam  |  November 24, 2009

Providence Fall Preview Listings 2009

A page of listings for local music, theater, art, festivals and more this fall.
Music, theater, art, festivals and more in the coming months
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 18, 2009
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Music as memory

When I first saw him perform, at Newport last year, I slammed pianist Marco Benevento for playing "bombastic, leadfoot, pedal-to-the-metal instrumental rock." But that was long ago in another country, and besides, the wench is dead.
Marco Benevento, live at the Museum of Fine Arts, July 1, 2009
By JON GARELICK  |  July 10, 2009
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Music as memory

When I first saw him perform, at Newport last year, I slammed pianist Marco Benevento for playing "bombastic, leadfoot, pedal-to-the-metal instrumental rock." But that was long ago in another country, and besides, the wench is dead.
Marco Benevento, live at the Museum of Fine Arts, July 1, 2009
By JON GARELICK  |  July 10, 2009


“Concerts in the Courtyard”: Marco Benevento

“Concerts in the Courtyard”: Marco Benevento


 The last time we saw Berklee-renegade keyboardist Marco Benevento, at the 2008 Newport Jazz Festival, his trio played My Morning Jacket’s “Golden,” Deerhoof’s “Twin Killers”...
By Shaula Clark  |  June 24, 2009
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Covers uncovered

The Bad Plus plus a singer
The Bad Plus plus a singer
By JON GARELICK  |  March 09, 2009
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Streaming

It's standard operating procedure these days for young jazz bands to mix the free and the formal.
Bad Touch's Magic flow; plus Patricia Barber
By JON GARELICK  |  February 23, 2009
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Avanti!

By the time guitarist Garrison Fewell made his first record as a leader, in the early '90s, he was nearly 40 years old, and the sound he displayed on his debut, A Blue Deeper Than Blue , was ripe.
Garrison's Fewell's journey out
By JON GARELICK  |  February 03, 2009

Year in Jazz: Playing for keeps



By JON GARELICK  |  December 22, 2008


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State of the art

You could find just about any kind of jazz you wanted on the three stages at the JVC Jazz Festival in Newport last weekend.
Newport's Jazz ID check
By JON GARELICK  |  August 12, 2008
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The power of two

Marco Benevento started out like most Berklee pianists, shedding Bill Evans and Keith Jarrett solos and scrounging for side gigs.
The Benevento/Russo Duo’s will to rock
By ADAM GOLD  |  November 20, 2006