Play Pause Stop, the last disc by the Benevento/Russo Duo, is as much
of an anomaly as the band that created it. Yes, it is a rock album - but there
is no guitarist, no bassist, and you can sing along even though there are no words.
"The things we wanted to do on the last record we actually achieved on
this new one," says drummer Joe Russo. "We're more confident in our
instrumental rock songwriting than ever before."
The Benevento/Russo Duo formed in 2002 when Russo was offered a Thursday night
residency at New...