The Meters

Biography

This fundamental quartet, Art Neville (Arthur Lanon Neville, 17 December 1937, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; keyboards), Leo Nocentelli (guitar), George Porter Jnr. (b. 26 December 1947, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; bass) and Joseph ‘Zigaboo/Ziggy’ Modeliste (drums), came together during informal sessions held in various New Orleans nightclubs. Initially known as Art Neville And The Neville Sounds, they were spotted by producers Allen Toussaint and Marshall Sehorn, who signed the unit... Read more

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funk
soul
new orleans
70s
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