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The original members of legendary funk act The Meters will be joined by additional musicians at a pair of concerts later this month at The Fillmore.
Watch keyboardist Ivan Neville and guitarist Mihali Savoulidis guest with moe. aboard Jam Cruise 15 on a Rolling Stones classic.
Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers share the stage with a bevy of New Orleans musicians last night at Smoothie King Center.
Ivan Neville, Eric Lindell, Rob Mercurio and Stanton Moore began a West Coast swing in Los Angeles, where Robert Chapman captured the action.
Listen to the impressive set delivered by funk supergroup Monsters Of Funk in New Orleans on Saturday night.
Legendary drummer Bernard “Pretty” Purdie has put an impressive lineup together as Bernard Purdie & Friends.
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About Ivan Neville
The Neville Family is considered by many to be one of the most gifted musical and creative families in America. Ivan Neville began absorbing the musical attitudes of his family at birth. Ivan learned to play keyboards, guitar, bass and drums and in his teens started playing with his father, Aaron, and his uncles, Art, Charles and Cyril in the Neville Brothers.
Ivan moved to Los Angeles where he expanded his musical prowess and gained an overall no-nonsense attitude to his approach at writing, performing and recording music. It wasn’t long before he became a pivotal member of Bonnie Raitt’s band, Rufus, Keith Richards & the Xpensive Winos and the Spin Doctors. Ivan launched his solo career with the acclaimed If My Ancestors Could See Me Now and, several years later, followed with Thanks. In between solo records, Ivan wrote, performed and/or recorded with Bonnie Raitt, Keith Richards, Robbie Robertson, The Rolling Stones and other major artists.
Ivan recently wrote and co-produced Saturday Morning Music, a highly autobiographical solo album. Saturday Morning Music is a timeless hybrid of Soul, Rock, and New Orleans Funk that translates into an incomparable modern musical gumbo that includes performances by Bonnie Raitt, Bobbie Womack, Keith Richards and Aaron Neville.
Ivan says: “Saturday Morning Music was a chance to express myself and reflect on my life. The sound of this record is a mix of the music I grew up with as well as the music I’ve been involved with in the past couple of years. The songs are my story and the people who collaborated with me are not only my friends and family, but also my mentors. I am very fortunate to complete a project like this that is rewarding on so many levels. I feel extremely blessed to do this for a living.”
Ivan is currently performing with his own band which recently appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, and has also re-teamed with his father and uncles, The Neville Brothers, for future recordings and live performances.