Ernest Fontenot

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Ernest Fontenot Electric Blues


Ernest “Box” Fontenot was Fats Domino’s drummer for over 20 years. A respected individual in the New Orleans musical community, Ernest fell on hard times after Hurricane Katrina. Ernest can still be found playing amongst New Orleans legends on a weekly basis.


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Music Maker has assisted Ernest with emergency relief on several occasions, making sure that his electricity did not get turned off.

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