DRUM! Magazine/Writer Publicist Sticks "Hip" To Leo Nocentelli
The following news does report on my drumming. I just wanted to be honest. But, I feel that the content is newsworthy considering that Leo Nocentelli, is one of the most well-respected New Orelans artists in the world.
Here's the news.
Los Angeles – Josh Moscov, a writer/publicist for DRUM! Magazine as well as a drummer, has released a video, dedicated to New Orleans’ King Of Funk Guitar, Leo Nocentelli. Moscov, who has played with a number of New Orleans artists, based the video on a live gig that he had the opportunity to sit in with Nocentelli in 1999. The video can be viewed at ttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XVI5wmkvI0
“Nocentelli came on stage and immediately ignited the audience with the song, “The Hip,” Moscov said. “The Batiste Brothers are amazing and I was just taken to the outer limits of groove by Nocentelli. That’s why I have wanted to create this dedication.”
Moscov performs on percussion and the Roland HandSonic. Additionally, he skats the “Hip” guitar line while playing percussion. During his performance, he is also commenting on other activities that were going on that night.
“My very good friend, Russell Batiste, was playing drums, but had borrowed a kit from another band, “ Moscov recalls. “And, as the gig progressed, he played harder and harder and broke the hi-hat stand. I mean, I could never play that hard.”