Willie Green’s artful grooving mesmerized fans of the New Orleans institution the Neville Brothers for over thirty years, during which time Green likewise elevated music by Dr. John, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Edie Brickell, and Elvis Costello. The latest representation of the drummer’s prowess is the album Ouroboros by his band the New Orleans Suspects, whose tracks like “Get Back What You Given,” “Magdalena,” and Green’s own “Yo Flambeaux!” yet again prove his place among the great lineage of Big Easy musicians.

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