George Recile replaced longtime skinsman David Kemper in January
2002, it took most Bobcats by surprise.
the lack of warning, Recile does bring some interesting musical
experiences that could pepper Dylan's music with a new appreciation
for the groove.
-- who is also a bassist, vocalist and songwriter -- has assembled
an impressive resume that includes work with key figures in New
Orleans music, including Cyril and Ivan Neville, the Funk Association
(featuring members of the Neville family), Buckwheat Zydeco, Dr.
John, and New York's zydeco outfit, Loup Garou. (Recile reportedly
hails from Hammond, Louisana, USA.)
Tony Garnier and Larry Campbell, Recile has also been in-demand
session pro in New York. He's done stints with Lou Reed, Edgar
Winter, Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, Cyndi Lauper, Joan
Osborne, among others.
enough, he's also backed up tennis great John McEnroe in his band.
also no stranger to the road aspect of the sideman gig, having
toured with the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, and Ivan Neville.
recently, he's been working with Rolling Stones guitarist Keith
Richards, allegedly helping with the creation of Richards' third
solo album. In fact, in late 2001, Recile was featured on Richards'
cover of "You Win Again" for "Timeless: Honoring
the Music of Hank Williams."