He is the lead guitarist, composer, innovator and the musical originator of the syncopated funk-style that won international acclaim for him and the band known as the "Pioneers of Funk", The Meters, and the Grammy's 2001 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners. Over the years, Leo has continued to write well over 200 songs individually, as well as collaboratively. In the recording studio, Leo has proven that his original innovation in mastering his sound has gained the respect and demand that has led him to become a "featured" guitarist. In addition to recording with a distinguished list of his peers. Leo has recorded with a list of Grammy Award Winners such as, The Nevill Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Bonnie Raitt, The Winans, The Supremes, The Temptations, Paul McCartney, Dr. John, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Robert Palmer, George Duke, The Dells, Jack Bruce, Manhattan Transfer, Bobby Womack, Al McKay, (Earth, Wind & Fire), and Robbie Robertson. The list continues with Academy Award winner Robert Mitchum. Other artists Leo has recorded with include, Mavis Staple, Etta James, Maceo Parker, Professor Longhair, Willie T, James Black, Lee Dorsey, James Booker and Jesse Roden.
"I was the very first artist that Rock House chose to work with. Look I have been playing guitar and creating music for a long time, my accomplisments speak for themselves. But this project for Rock House. is one of my most proudest moments in my career. To think that people will learn to play my style from me for years and years, that's a true legacy. I have built a career on playing a wide range of styles, not just funk but. In this program I am going to show you how tio take what I do and fuse that with your style to crreate rhythms that embelish the music and memorable!"