Peter Gabriel took the SongCatchers on numerous national and international WOMAD tours. He calls the SongCatchers “Spine Tingling.” The multi-ethnic group honor the traditions of intertribal pow wow singing and drumming, blending rock, soul, jazz and spoken word into a one of a kind fusion, the Songcatchers are the only intertribal group to sign with a major label (A&M Records) and reach the highest level (winning 2 Native American Grammys) without watering down the blood and guts of authentic intertribal music.
Represented Tribes Navajo, Choctaw, Groventre, Shoshone, Colville, Yakima, Blackfeet, Pima & Levi- of the lost tribes of Israel.
The SongCatchers: Arlie Neskahi, Lara Lavi, Mark Cardenas (musical director), Maurice Jones Jr., Mark Smith, Charles Neville – Honorary Founding Member, Cameron Lavi-Jones, Mishella Brien, Robert Charles, Dave Madera, TJ Morris, Mary Wilbur – Honorary Member, Tae Phoenix - Backup Singer
THE SONGCATCHERS ARE DRIVEN BY AN INCREDIBLE SPIRIT AND PROVOCATIVE SONG WRITTING. THE SONGCACTHERS SHOW IS A REAL EXPEREIENCE. A TRULY ORIGINAL PRODUCTION
With the passing of brother and co-founder of the SongCatchers Charles Neville, brother Cyril Neville, percussionist and vocalist of his own band Uptown Rulers and original member of the New Orleans legends Neville Brothers has joined the SongCatchers to assure the love from NOLA continues for the next generations.