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Cyril Neville


Cyril Garrett Neville (born October 10, 1948) is an American percussionist and vocalist who first came to prominence as a member of his brother Art Nevill's funky New Orleans-based band, the Meters. He joined Art in the Neville Brothers band upon the dissolution of the Meters.

He has appeared on recordings by Bob Dylan, Robbie Robertson, Edie Brickell, Willie Nelson, Dr. John and The New Orleans Social Club among others.

In 2012, Cyril Neville joined forces with Devon Allman (son of Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers), award-winning blues-rock guitarist Mike Zito, bassist Charlie Wooton, and Grammy-winning drummer Yonrico Scott to form Royal Southern Brotherhood, a blues-rock supergroup.

In 2014, Neville was nominated for a Blues Music Award in the 'Contemporary Blues Album of the Year' category for Magic Honey.