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Leo Nocentelli
Price $30.00
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories R&B and Soul Jazz
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The Meter Men featuring George Porter Jr., Leo Nocentelli, Zigaboo Modeliste, and special guest John Gros

Thursday, Sep 11 8:00p
Ogden Theatre Denver, CO

It's no stretch to say that The Meters single handedly definedNew Orleansfunk. 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 Strut," "Look-Ka Py Py," "Sophisticated Sissy," and "Chicken Strut" are staples of the funk genre, and the band's work backing artists like Dr. John, Robert… Show more

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Leo Nocentelli
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Leo Nocentelli was one of the original members of the Meters, a groundbreaking funk group based in New Orleans from the mid-'60s to the mid-'70s. The band, playing mostly instrumentals, stayed at the forefront of the music scene in the Big Easy and achieved a good measure of national attention with Nocentelli penning songs and contributing guitar work....
John Gros
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John Gros has performed in the band named 'Papa Grows Funk'.
Zigaboo Modeliste
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Joseph “Zigaboo” Modeliste is a master drummer, rhythm innovator, percussionist, and New Orleans legend. The most highly acclaimed drummer ever to hail from the Crescent City, Ziggy’s creativity has been a wellspring of funk influence for three decades and inspired many Hip-Hop tracks....
The Meter Men
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It's no stretch to say that The Meters single handedly definedNew Orleansfunk. 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....
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Ogden Theatre
935 E. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 830-2525
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