George Porter Jr.: New Album In October


George Porter Jr. by Jon Prins
George Porter & Runnin' Pardners are releasing their latest record in October. The new CD entitled Can’t Beat the Funk revisits with a fresh, modern groove 16 of Porter’s favorite Meters tracks that were recorded, but never really performed live.

The CD Release party will be October 1, 2011 at Tipitina's Uptown in New Orleans. CD’s will be available for sale at the release party, as well as digital downloads for sale at all major online sites (iTunes, Amazon, etc).

Runnin’ Pardners is George Porter Jr’s own unique, long term project. Well respected by audiences and promoters as a quintessential New Orleans band, the five piece touring band continues to receive accolades on the jam band and festival scene. George Porter Jr has assembled some seasoned and talented musicians to join him on this project. Familiar Pardners - Brint Anderson (guitar) and, Michael Lemmler (keyboards) and rising stars on the New Orleans music scene Khris Royal (saxophone) and Terrence Houston (drums). Excited about the future of this band and this CD, George Porter Jr. plans to keep a smile on his face." I feel like I am working towards something that will be remembered," says George.

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[Published on: 9/2/11]

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