Charmaine Neville (born March 31, 1956) is a member of the New Orleans music family, which includes the Neville Brothers. The daughter of Charles Neville, she is currently the leader and lead singer of the Charmaine Neville Band, a jazz/funk band based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Neville was in the news due to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, when the failure of the Federal levees swamped the city of New Orleans, her tale of survival, rape, and eventual escape via a commandeered transit bus were reported in the media.
(1992) It's About Time
(1992) All the Way Live at Snug Harbor
(1996) Up Up Up
(1996) Live at Bourbon Street Music Club (aka Live in Brazil)
(1998) Queen of the Mardi Gras
(2007) Jazz Fest Live 2007
(1981) The Neville Brothers "Fiyo On The Bayou"
(1989) "New New Orleans Music: Jump Jazz" with Ramsay McLean and the Survivors
(1992) The Reggie Houston - Amasa Miller Trio "The Gazebo Sessions"
(1992) "Christmas In New Orleans - R&B, Jazz and Gospel"
(1996) Andrei Codrescu "Valley of Christmas"
(2000) "New Prohibition" compilation
(2000) Marva Wright "Marva"
(2001) Freddy Omar "Latin Party in New Orleans"
(2006) Nils Lofgren and Joe Sample "Creole Love Call"
(2006) Mitch Woods "Big Easy Boogie"
(2007) James "12" Andrews and The Crescent City Allstars "People Get Ready Now"
A Survivor's Story: New Orleans resident and Jazz musician Charmaine Neville recalls the horror of surviving Hurricane Katrina
Counterpunch: How We Survived the Flood