Ivan Neville

Ivan Neville

Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Ivan Neville is the son of Aaron Neville. He has released four solo albums and had a Top 40 Billboard hit with "Not Just Another Girl" from his first solo album. His compositions have appeared in films including Skin Deep and Pump Up The Volume.

Neville has played with and appeared on several Neville Brother records, as well as his father's solo records. He contributed keyboards to two Rolling Stones albums, 1986's Dirty Work and 1994's Voodoo Lounge as well as being a member of Keith Richards' solo band the X-Pensive Winos. In 1988, he toured with Richards after recording Talk is Cheap and was the opening act for the shows.

Apart from appearing on other artists' records, including Don Henley, Bonnie Raitt, Robbie Robertson, Rufus, Paula Abdul, and Delbert McClinton, he was a member of the Spin Doctors. In 2002, he formed his own band Dumpstaphunk and appeared, among other places, on the Late Show with David Letterman.

Through the Tipitina's Foundation, along with other New Orleans musicians, Neville has been active in performing benefit shows in support of Hurricane Katrina charities.