Family Groove [UK Bonus Track]

Family Groove [UK Bonus Track]

by Neville BrothersNeville Brothers

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Overview

New Orleans' favorite sons, the Neville Brothers, pool their talents again on this CD. Family Groove is a clever reference not only to the musical abilities of the four brothers, but to the shared interests and concerns of the brothers and their families. All the usual Neville elements are here: Charles Neville on the saxophone, Cyril Neville on the drums, Art Neville on piano, and the inimitable voice of Aaron Neville. Their message is the Neville gospel of social and political justice, as well as the importance of love and family. Hence, the family groove. In "Line of Fire," brother Art Neville speaks to the growing problem of drugs and guns claiming the lives of many young black men in the cities. Aaron's son, Jason Neville, makes an appearance with a rap tune lamenting the tragic plight of the homeless in the richest country in the world and the complacent America that looks the other way. The one-world outlook of the Nevilles is exemplified on the beautiful harmonies of "Let My People Go," as well as in their closing number, a traditional "Maori Chant." They sing their recognition that people all over the world want the same thing: freedom, peace, and love. This is vintage Neville Brothers philosophy delivered as always with the funky beat and unique Neville sound that has captivated fans all over the world.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/14/1994
Label: A&M
UPC: 0075021538429
catalogNumber: 5384
Rank: 139116

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Neville Brothers   Primary Artist
Aaron Neville   Vocals
Art Neville   Keyboards,Vocals
Charles Neville   Saxophone
Deff Generation   Horn
Mervin Campbell   Trumpet
William Green   Drums
Darryl Johnson   Rhythm Guitar,Background Vocals
Steve Miller   Guitar,Vocals
Cyril Neville   Percussion,Vocals
Emanuel Steib   Trombone
Eric Struthers   Guitar
Greg Tardy   Tenor Saxophone
Rev. Curtis Watson   Trumpet
Jason Neville   Rap
Ricky Caesar   Tuba
John Moore   Guitar
Tony Hall   Bass Guitar
David Wolinski   Synthesizer,Guitar,Drums,Keyboards

Technical Credits

Neville Brothers   Producer
Brian Culbertson   Composer
Guy Gelso   Contributor
David Leonard   Producer,Engineer
Eric Kolb   Contributor
Kevin Burns   Director
Len Peltier   Art Direction
Mick Brigden   Director
Laura Fraenza   Director
Arnie Pustilnik   Director
David Wolinski   Arranger,Composer,Producer
David Foreman   Composer

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