GEORGE PORTER JR.

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George Porter, Jr. is best known as the bassist of The Meters, along with Art Neville, Leo Nocentelli and Joseph Zigaboo Modeliste. The group was formed in the mid 60's and came to be recognized as one of the progenitors of funk then called R&B. The Meters disbanded in 1977, but reformed in 1989. Today the original group still plays the occasional reunions but the Funky Meters, of which Porter and Neville are still members, most prominently keeps the spirit alive.

Few bass players in the history of modern New Orleans music are as storied as George Porter Jr. During the course of a career spanning more then four decades, Porter has not only made a deep impression with his work in the Meters, but he's notched session work with artists as diverse as Paul McCartney, Jimmy Buffett, David Byrne, Patti LaBelle, Robbie Robertson, Tori Amos, Taj Mahal,
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GEORGE PORTER JR. Runnin' Partner album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Runnin' Partner
RnB 1990
GEORGE PORTER JR. It's Life album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It's Life
RnB 2007
GEORGE PORTER JR. Can't Beat the Funk! album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Can't Beat the Funk!
Funk 2011

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GEORGE PORTER JR. Funk This album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Funk This
Funk 1997
GEORGE PORTER JR. It's Time to Funk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It's Time to Funk
RnB 2015

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GEORGE PORTER JR. Things Ain't What They Used To Be--Live From New Orleans album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Things Ain't What They Used To Be--Live From New Orleans
RnB 1994
GEORGE PORTER JR. Live at Jazz Fest 2011 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Jazz Fest 2011
Funk 2011
GEORGE PORTER JR. Live at Jazzfest 2012 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Jazzfest 2012
Funk 2012
GEORGE PORTER JR. Live at Jazzfest 2013 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Jazzfest 2013
Funk 2013
GEORGE PORTER JR. Live at Jazz Fest 2014 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live at Jazz Fest 2014
Funk 2014
GEORGE PORTER JR. Live At The 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Funk 2016

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