|Genres Cajun||Genre Cajun music|
Past members Cedric Watson Blake Miller
Origin Louisiana, United States (2005)
Albums Blues De Musicien, Homage Au Passé
Members Wilson Savoy, Courtney Granger
Record labels Arhoolie Records, Valcour Records
Similar The Red Stick Ramblers, Cedric Watson, Feufollet, Steve Riley and the Mamou P, The Revelers
Pine leaf boys eunice two step live from pickathon 2011
The Pine Leaf Boys is a Cajun and Creole band from South Louisiana. Members include Wilson Savoy (accordion, fiddle, vocals), Courtney Granger (fiddle, accordion, vocals), Drew Simon (drums and vocals), Jon Bertrand (guitars), and Thomas David (bass).
- Pine leaf boys eunice two step live from pickathon 2011
- Pine leaf boys klub cd ljubljana 2016
Pine leaf boys klub cd ljubljana 2016
The band is known for playing traditional Cajun and Creole music from Southwest Louisiana, inspired by bands dating from the 1920s such as Amédé Ardoin to modern bands such as the Mamou Playboys, Jason Frey, Paul Daigle and Cajun Gold all the way up to Wayne Toups. The Pine Leaf Boys are an "international Cajun band," performing many shows each year in Europe. The Pine Leaf Boys were invited on a U.S. State Department Tour in 2009 to the Middle East, playing music in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Jerusalem. The band has been nominated for three Grammy Awards. Wilson Savoy, Courtney Granger, and former member Cedric Watson appeared in season 1 episode 7 of the HBO series Treme in 2010.
The Pine Leaf Boys have won numerous awards including four Grammy Award-nominations for Grammy Award for Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album for their second album Blues de Musicien as well as a Grammy Award-nomination for Homage Au Passé and 2 Cajun French Music Association Awards. They were also in the top 6 of 50 best CDs of the Year according to OffBeat Magazine. They have recently been nominated for a third Grammy award for "Best Cajun Album" of 2009 with the release of their record "Live at Jazz Festival."
In addition to these awards, the Pine Leaf Boys have also been on two US State Department Tours, touring Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Jerusalem in 2009 and Latvia, Denmark and Slovenia in 2010
Pine Leaf Boy Two-StepLa Musique · 2006
Eunice Two-StepBack Home · 2010
Homage à PoullardLa Musique · 2006