“Tennessee Jed” was a raucous riot, as it indubitably should be. The instrumental breaks showcased JRAD’s proclivity for shaking fresh ideas out of well-worn material. Benevento dropped a stanky, Dr. John crossed with Dave Brubeck piano piece. Metzger and Dreiwitz slipped into a parallel, Bizarro “Jed.” The entire unit tilted and started to spin ecstatically. It was like putting a Ferris wheel on top of a roller coaster. JRAD increasingly infused the Dead’s material with their own creative energy. They weren’t out to simply play these cherished songs; they sought to possess them and make them their own.
Marco Benevento has announced a Winter 2019 tour. The 11-date Southeast run begins in Mobile, Alabama and includes stops in Birmingham, Alabama, Atlanta, Georgia and Nashville, Tennessee. The tour then makes its way to the Carolinas for shows in Asheville, Charlotte and Charleston before wrapping in Florida with four nights in Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa and Miami.
As Miami New Times once said: “Without the Rhythm Foundation, Miami would be a quieter, less vibrant place.” Since 1988 The Rhythm Foundation has been a synonym of music quality and diversity. Featuring concerts and events by artists from all around the world and making music more accessible to the Miami community.
The 30th anniversary