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Marco Benevento

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Marco Benevento is really a keyboardist whose jazz-rooted function has expanded to add indie rock and roll, jam music group, and post-rock/experimental affects. Blessed in 1977 and elevated in the north New Jersey city of Livingston, Benevento examined piano and befriended an aspiring drummer called Joe Russo within a junior-high detention hall. After senior high school, while Russo migrated westward to Boulder, Colorado, and dropped in to the hippie jam music group scene there, the greater jazz-inclined Benevento transferred to Boston to wait the Berklee College of Music, that he graduated in 1999 after learning keyboards under observed jazz pianist and trainer Joanne Brackeen. Pursuing college, Benevento produced a favorite Boston-area improvisational clothing known as the Jazz Farmers, which continuing when Benevento resettled in NEW YORK in 2001. Working into his previous junior-high pal Russo in a Medeski, Martin & Hardwood gig, Benevento recognized an invitation to execute some duo gigs on the Knitting Stock, which converted into a full-time relationship because the Benevento/Russo Duo. Benevento released four albums with Russo: Benevento/Russo Duo, Darts, Greatest Reason to get sunlight, and Play Pause End. Tying into Russo’s root base within the jam music group picture, the duo also spent a lot of 2006 touring as 1 / 2 of previous Phish head Trey Anastasio’s support music group. In 2007, Benevento started a live residency at the brand new York membership Tonic, which resulted in the August 2007 discharge of Live at Tonic, a three-CD established extracted from those implies that ranged from traditional small-combo jazz to post-rock/experimental soundscapes. Benevento agreed upon to Hyena Information and released Unseen Baby in 2008 with bassist Reed Mathis (Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey and Tea Leaf Green) and drummers Andrew Barr (the Slide) and Matt Chamberlain. It had been accompanied by Me Not really Me on Royal Potato Family members in ’09 2009 using the same players. Benevento documented 2010’s Between your Fine needles & Nightfall for Royal Potato Family members with Mathis and Barr. The record was monitored at Brooklyn’s Trout Studio room with engineer Bryce Goggin (Pavement, Akron/Family members). Benevento marketed the documenting by firmly taking the trio on the highway, playing club schedules and festivals in america and Canada. TigerFace, his following studio album, used an array of players. It had been made by Tom Biller and Goggin, and released in Sept of 2012. After intensive touring and a short rest, Benevento came back to the documenting studio along with his trio — bassist Dave Dreiwitz and drummer Andy Borger — and maker Richard Swift. For the very first time, he made a decision to sing using one of his information. Influenced by everyone from LCD Soundsystem to David Bowie to My Bloody Valentine, he had written some outré pop tracks and collaborated on lyrics with Ween’s Aaron Freeman. Swift premiered in Sept of 2014. In 2016, Benevento shipped his fifth studio room recording, and second to feature his vocals, THE STORYPLOT of Fred Brief. Once again offering support from bassist Dreiwitz and drummer Borger, the recording also showcased Benevento’s first foray into layering his psychedelic, dance-oriented pop with guitars.

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Full Name Marco Benevento
Profession Composer, Music Producer, Organist, Keyboard Player, Jazz Pianist
Education Berklee College of Music
Nationality American
Awards Independent Music Award for Best Album - Live Performance, Independent Music Award for Best Album - Eclectic
Music Groups Benevento/Russo Duo, Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Garage A Trois, The Coalition of the Willing
Music Songs Limbs of a Pine, At The Show, In the Afternoon Tomorrow, Heavy Metal Floating Upstream, Dropkick, The Story of Fred Short, All the Other Dreams, This Is How It Goes, Greenpoint, If I Get To See You At All, Coyote Hearing, Record Book, The Real Morning Party, You Must Be a Lion, Now They're Writing Music, Are You the Favorite Person of Anybody?, Bus Ride, Heartbeats, I Intro: The Story of Fred Short, Between The Needles & Nightfall, Seems So Long Ago Nancy, IV Live a Certain Life, Do What She Told You, Escape Horse, III Walking with Tyrone, VI I Can't See the Light, II Seven Twenty Two, Eye To Eye, VII Follow the Arrow, V Stay in Line, Music Is Still Secret, Sing It Again
Albums The Story of Fred Short, Me Not Me, Live at Tonic, Woodstock Sessions, TigerFace, Invisible Baby, Between the Needles and Nightfall, Swift
Nominations Independent Music Award for Best Video - Long Form, Independent Music Award for Best Album - Jazz
Movies Bloodline, Marco Benevento & Friends: Live in NYC: The Sullivan Hall Residency, Cha cha cha


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Sound Department

Sound Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bloodline 2010/III sound
L'ape e il vento 2009 Short sound editor
Marco Benevento: Live in NYC - The Sullivan Hall Residency 2009 Video sound re-mix
Ultima spiaggia 2009 Short sound editor
David's Birthday 2009 sound editor
Gas station El Coyote: Identity 2009 Short sound editor
Donne assassine 2008 TV Series sound editor - 3 episodes
Strani amori 2008 Short sound editor
L'alchimia del gusto 2008 Short sound
Quo Vadis, Baby? 2008 TV Mini-Series supervising sound editor - 6 episodes
Le pere di Adamo 2007 sound editor
Uova 2007 Short sound editor
Primavera 2007 Short boom operator
La nostra chiesa 2007 Documentary sound editor
Dora 2007 Short sound editor
L'uomo giusto 2007 dialogue editor
Fine corsa 2007 Short sound editor
Il diavolo 2006 Short production sound mixer
Il bosco fuori 2006 sound / sound designer / sound editor
Il vizio dell'amore 2006 TV Series sound - 5 episodes
February, 30th 2006 Short boom operator / sound editor
Basette 2006 Short sound editor
Nature: Consuelo 2005 Short sound
Al buio 2005 Short production sound mixer
Te lo leggo negli occhi 2004 assistant sound editor
C'è sempre un perché sound editor post-production
Belli di papà 2015/I dialogue editor
Nell'ora che non immaginate 2015 Short sound editor
Mirafiori Lunapark 2014 sound editor
Maldamore 2014 sound effects editor
Take Five 2013/I sound editor
La buona stella 2013 Documentary short sound editor
Passione sinistra 2013 sound editor
Immaginario Rom, artisti contro 2012 Documentary sound editor
Five Stanza Ballad 2011 Short sound editor
Viola 2010/I Short sound effects editor
Io sono con te 2010 sound editor

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Quello che eri, quello che sei 2014 Short completed
Cain 2015
Brainz! 2015 TV Movie
Cha cha cha 2013 as Marco I. Benevento
L'uomo più buono del mondo 2003 Short
Tao 1999 Short

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
11° Comandamento - Non deviare 2013 Short Gilberto
Bloodline 2010/III Marco
L'uomo più buono del mondo 2003 Short Cardinale Bormolotti (voice)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Brainz! 2015 TV Movie
Chi ha paura delle tartarughe 2013 Short written by

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mistero e passione di Gino Pacino 2008 Short assistant director
Giovanna Z., una storia d'amore 2005 Short assistant director

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
P.O.E. Poetry of Eerie 2011 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Caught in the Act: Art in Brooklyn 2010 TV Series Himself
Marco Benevento: Live in NYC - The Sullivan Hall Residency 2009 Video Himself
Moments and Truths 2009 Documentary Himself

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