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The Meters

Primary Instrument: Band/orchestra

The Meters created a unique sound that lasted through the sixties and seventies and was reborn in the late eighties. Their trademark sound blends funk, blues, and dance grooves with a New Orleans vibe, where they have become an institution.

The history of this native New Orleans band dates back to 1967, when keyboardist Art Neville recruited George Porter Jr., Joseph (Zigaboo) Modeliste and Leo Nocentelli to form The Meters. When Neville formed the band, he had already been a prominent member of the New Orleans music community for 15 years. He was still in high school when, leading The Hawkettes, he cut the 1954 hit single “Mardi Gras Mambo”, which is still pressed every year at Carnival time....
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Featured recording “The Very Best of The Meters”

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The Very Best of The Meters

Rhino / WEA (1997)

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