Marco Benevento and Friends
This week Marco Benevento will celebrate the release of his current disc, Live at Tonic will two northeast gigs. On Tuesday he’ll be in Cambridge, MA at Regattabar with The Slip’s Andrew Barr appearing on drums and Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey’s Reed Mathis on bass, while Timo Shanko (Fully Celebrated Orchestra) will lend his tenor sax to the cause and Benevento’s former Jazz Farmers bandmate, Jayson Farmer, will contribute trumpet. The same line-up will then convene in New York city on Friday at Joe’s Pub. Some of the other musicians who appear on Live at Tonic may well guest on Friday night, including Benevento’s partner in the Benevento-Russo Duo, Sir Joe Russo.