The Meter Men

The Meter Men

The Meter Men features three quarters of the original Meters lineup: drummer Zigaboo Modeliste, guitarist Leo Nocentelli and bassist George Porter Jr, in addition to Rich Vogel (of Galactic) on keys.

It's no stretch to say that The Meters singlehandedly defined New Orleans funk. Performing and recording their own music throughout the latter half of the '60s and into the '70s, this seminal group laid the foundation for what is now a ubiquitous genre, influencing countless funk musicians with their earthy, down-home style. Tracks like "Cissy... more