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Published: 2010/08/30
by Greg Aiello

The Benevento-Russo Duo in Action (A Gallery)

On Friday, August 27, the Benevento-Russo Duo performed one of their increasingly rare live gigs at New York City’s Highline Ballroom. The pair performed a number of originals while covering songs by, among others, Grateful Dead, Neil Young, Brad Mehldau and Jimi Hendrix. Here is Greg Aiello’s look at the night.

Setlist

Tartan & Sabia
Are You The Favorite Person of Anybody?
Sunny’s Song
Awards
Walking, Running, Viking
Purple Jr.
Blues For Allah (Grateful Dead)
Best Reason To Buy The Sun
Words (Neil Young)
Sabbath (Brad Mehldau)
Play, Pause, Stop

Encore:
One Rainy Wish (Jimi Hendrix)
Becky

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Ross August 30, 2010, 11:14:55

http://www.nyctaper.com has a recording

Dig August 31, 2010, 10:29:13

Marco Benevento solo piano show just announced at City Winery on Nov. 1!

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