Peter Novelli – Peter Novelli


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track list

  1. Texas Tonk
  2. Just These Blues
  3. I’m Going to Louisiana
  4. Lie No Better
  5. Grand Isle Dawn-April 21, 2010
  6. Wrong Number
  7. Since the Hurricane
  8. Nuthin’ to Say
  9. Open the Gate
  10. Real Man
  11. Bulverde, Texas
  12. Te-Ni-Ne-Ni-Nu
  13. James Johnson on Scratch My Back
  14. Raful Neal 0n Slim Harpo, Scratch My Back
  15. Baby Scratch My Back
  16. Big Johnny Thomassie on New Orleans Drumming

from the publisher

Peter’s debut CD covers blues-roots-rock-funk with a Louisiana/New Orleans/Baton Rouge vibe, along with a bit from Peter’s background in zydeco-cajun music. Core session musicians include: David Peters, drums (Gatemouth Brown, Tab Benoit); David Hyde, bass (Delbert McClinton, Gatemouth Brown, Bobby Charles, etc); Nelson Blanchard, keys and backing vocals (LeRoux, Tab Benoit, Steve Cropper, etc) and Brian Brignac, drums and percussion (Sonny Landreth, Wayne Toups, etc).

Guest appearances by: Dr. John, Paul Barrere, slide guitar (Little Feat, Bonnie Raitt); Augie Meyers, Vox Continental organ (Texas Tornados, Sir Douglas Quintet); Greg “Fingers” Taylor, harmonica (Jimmy Buffett); Joe Krown, Hammond B3 (Gatemouth Brown); David Torkanowsky, Hammond B3; Smoky Greenwell, harmonica (WAR, etc); Rick Lawson, Elaine and Lisa Foster (backing vocals); Bobby Henderson, alto sax (Johnny Lee, Gatemouth Brown, Doug Kershaw, Freddy Fender, Hank Jr., etc); Suzanne Leger, frottoir and percussion; Chris Belleau, trombone (Gatemouth Brown, Charlie Rich, etc); Olivier Scoazec, guitar (Buckwheat Zydeco, Zachary Richard, Henry Gray, etc).

The CD includes a Tribute to Slim Harpo, two songs with James Johnson, guitar (Slim Harpo); the late Raful Neal (harmonica); Rudy Richard, guitar (Slim Harpo); Dr. John; the late “Big” Johnny Thomassie, drums (Tom Waits, Dr. John, Luther Kent, etc); and others.

Peter’s CD was recorded in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, engineered by Nelson Blanchard and David Farrell; mastered by Jim DeMain at YesMaster, Nashville. Produced by David Hyde, Executive Producer George McEwen.

Additional information

Weight 5.0 oz
Dimensions 5.0 × 0.5 × 5.5 in
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