Dennis Cavalier Band
The Dennis Cavalier Band is a Zydeco, Cajun, New Orleans, and variety party band led by native New Orleanian Dennis Cavalier. They play the music that's played along the Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Houston. The zydeco beat, chank-a-chank, double-clutch, second line, swamp pop, rhythm & blues and party favorites. It's hard to stay in your seat when this band is cookin. Dennis Cavalier was born and raised in the Ninth Ward of New Orleans around France and Claiborne streets, an intensely musical neighborhood. Fats Domino, Jesse “Ooo Poo Pah Doo” Hill, Oliver “Who Shot the La La” Morgan and the Lastie family were raised in the same neighborhood. Cavalier was greatly influenced by piano giants Professor Longhair and Dr. John.