Heavy Water, performed by New Orleans-based Blues, R&B and Funk Band, Fo’Reel, includes an incredible performance by C.P. Love, legendary New Orleans soul singer; Johnny Neel, Grammy Award winning keyboardist, best known for his songwriting, stage, and session work for the Allman Brothers, Gov’t Mule, and Dickey Betts; and Mark Domizio, band leader, executive producer, lead guitarist and project creator. This CD also features Jon Smith, multi-Grammy award winning tenor saxophonist; Rick Lawson, singer song writer; Daryl Burgess, drums; David Hyde, bassist and co-producer; Ward Smith, baritone sax; and Barney Floyd, trumpet
Heavy Water is a high-energy blend of contemporary blues that includes a lot of funky grooves that will make you want to move. Every song on the CD is a joy to hear, the vocals are passionate, the guitar playing is deep and full of emotion and the keyboard and horns are a driving force to the overall distinctive style and sound. Anyone who enjoys strong-driven, energy-filled music will love Heavy Water. It not only hits the listener with a variety of interesting styles like Swing and Latin-tinged Rumba, it embraces New Orleans Blues, R&B and Funk..
The band Fo’Reel was born out of a studio project that Mark Domizio created. Although C.P. Love did not perform all the songs recorded on the CD he is the singer in the touring band. Additionally, the touring band features David Barard, bass guitarist, who joined the band after the project was completed. David played and recorded with Dr. John for 40 years and also recorded with The Neville Brothers. Fo’Reel is C.P. Love, Mark Domizio, David Barard and Johnny Neel.