Marco Benevento: Swift

Marco Benevento, one of the best-known keyboard players on the jam-band circuit, has discovered vocals. On Swift, his fifth solo recording, Benevento is releasing his first CD filled with songs featuring his lyrics and singing atop his blend of jazz-electronic colors and grooves. The CD was recorded in Oregon at indie-rock producer Richard Swift’s studio, hence its name. In this audio portrait, Benevento reflects on developing as a vocalist and lyricist, and why there’s no turning back.
Swift
Released: September 16, 2014
Genre: Electronic
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Adding Vocals
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Writing Lyrics
Marco Benevento says he sang syllables and then added in the words.
Richard Swift
Marco Benevento says he loved working with producer Richard Swift.
Words or Melodies
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