Charles Neville April 26, 2018

Neville Brothers saxophonist died of pancreatic cancer on April 26, 2018 at the age of 79.Charles Neville was the second oldest of the four brothers who, for three decades,formed the core of the Neville Brothers”
The group notion started in 1976, when the four brothers of the Neville family, Art (born 1937), Charles (1938–2018), Aaron (b. 1941), and Cyril (b. 1948) got together to take part in the recording session of The Wild Tchoupitoulas, a Mardi Gras Indian group led by the Nevilles’ uncle, George Landry (“Big Chief Jolly”).
This experience led them to form the group the following year. Their debut album was released from Capitol Records in 1978.
The group formally disbanded in 2012 but reunited in 2015 for a farewell concert in New Orleans

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