Lionel Batiste

Lionel Batiste

American jazz and blues musician
"Uncle" Lionel Batiste was a jazz and blues musician and singer from New Orleans. He began his music career at the age of 11 playing bass drum with the Square Deal Social & Pleasure Club.Wikipedia
BornFebruary 11, 1931
HometownNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Meet Jon Batiste, new Grammy winner with plenty going on

  • Jon Batiste wears so many hats he may need a closet for them all — recording artist, bandleader, musical director, film composer, museum creative director and scion of New Orleans musical royalty. Batiste composed music, consulted on and arranged songs for Pixar's animated film “Soul,” a mid-life crisis movie mixed with a New York jazz fantasia and a body-swap comedy. For their work on “Soul,” Batiste, Reznor and Ross won the Grammy on Sunday for best score soundtrack f or visual media.


Shake the Devil Off
Shake the Devil Off
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