Peter Novelli

Peter Novelli

Label: Chalet Music, LLC
Released: 2011
Duration: 01:08:04
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Tracks

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 "Baby Scratch My Back" 14 Raful Neal on Slim Harpo 15 Baby Scratch My Back 16 "Big" Johnny Thomassie on New Orleans Drumming

Personnel

Peter Novelli
guitar, electric
Elaine Foster
voice / vocals
Lisa Foster
voice / vocals
Dr. John
piano

Additional Personnel / Information

Peter Novelli: lead vocals; David Hyde: Producer, acoustic bass (7, 9); Dr. John: piano (7, 12); Paul Barrere: slide guitar(4); Joe Krown: Hammond B3 organ (9); Augie Meyers: Vox Continental organ (11, 15); Greg "Fingers" Taylor: harmonica (10), David Torkanowsky: Hammond B3 (7); Brian Brignac: percussion (2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11), drums (11); Chris Belleau: accordion (3), trombones (8); Curtis Coubello: fiddle (3), jawharp (3, 5); Hoyt Cuti: tenor sax (9); Smoky Greenwell: (2); Bobby Henderson: alto sax (9); Rick Lawson: backing vocals (6, 8); Suzanne Leger: frottoir (3, 11), percussion (2, 10); Olivier Scoazec: electric guitar (10-solo 2), baritone guitar (11); James Johnson: guitar (12, 15 solos 1,2); Raful Neal: harmonica (15); Rudy Richard: guitar (12, 15); "Big" Johnny Thomassie: drums (12, 15, 16); Jack Kolb: guitar (12, 15); John Lyons: tenor sax (12, 15); Lacy Blackledge: trumpet (12, 15); Nelson Blanchard: Engineer, mixing (Techno Sound Studios, Baton Rouge); David Farrell: Engineer (Piety Street Recording, New Orleans); Wesley Fontenot: Ass't Engineer (Piety Street Recording); Jim Demain: Mastering (Yes Master, Nashville)

Album Description

Peter's debut CD covers blues-jazz-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, Louisiana LeRoux); David Hyde, bass (Delbert McClinton, Gatemouth Brown, Bobby Charles, etc); Nelson Blanchard, keys and backing vocals (LeRoux, Steve Cropper, etc) and Brian Brignac, drums and percussion (Sonny Landreth, Wayne Toups, etc). Guest appearances by: Dr. John (on Novelli's original composition "Since The Hurricane" and Baton Rouge classic "Te-Ni- Ne-Ni-Nu)), 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); 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. Interviews with Raful Neal, James Johnson, "Big" Johnny Thomassie. 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.

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