New Orleans’ newest super-group New Orleans Suspects features members of legendary veteran touring acts The Radiators, The Neville Bros., and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band.  The band formed in summer of 2011 in the wake of the breakup of The Radiators after 34 years.  The band comprises of some of the best, most highly respected players in New Orleans, including:  Reggie Scanlan on bass (Radiators, Professor Longhair Band); Mean Willie Green on drums (Neville Bros. current drummer since 1981); Jeff Watkins (James Brown Band, Joss Stone Band) on saxophone; Jake Eckert on guitar/vocals (current member of The Dirty Dozen Brass Band); and C. R. Gruver on keyboards and vocals (Outformation).  The band combines original songs in theNew Orleansstyle with hits and obscurities from the Allen Toussaint and Dr. John songbooks, as well as performing favorites from Radiators, Nevilles and Dirty Dozen repertoire. They have been touring to strong crowds and press accolades since July.  The band’s self-titled full-length debut is available now.

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