Willie Green is a spiritual musician and composer based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Originally hailing from LaPlace, Willie developed an interest in drums early in his childhood by playing gospel music in his dad’s church. It was there that his spiritual sensibility was born, and he has continued to infuse that spirituality into his performances and compositions ever since.
In 2011, Willie moved to New Orleans to attend Loyola University. During his college years, he was able to study with some of New Orleans’ premiere drummers, including jazz legends Herlin Riley and Johnny Vidacovich. In his junior year at Loyola, Willie became the drummer for Delfeayo Marsalis’ Uptown Jazz Orchestra.