Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste
Joseph "Zigaboo" Modeliste is a Master Drummer, Rhythm-Innovator, Percussionist, and a New Orleans Legend, the most highly acclaimed drummer ever to hail from the Crescent City. Ziggy's creativity has been a wellspring of Funk Influence for Three decades of all musicians and a great many Hip-Hop samplers. His innovative work as a member of the Internationally Acclaimed R & B group, "The Meters" as well as his side work with artists like Keith Richards, Robert Palmer, and Dr. John has garnered him an unparalleled level or respect among musicians and fans. Ziggy's style is unique; he is a master of creating Funk Grooves and new concepts of Funk drumming. He is especially known for his syncopated rhythms and his unique second line Funk styles, which has been sampled, imitated and copied many times over.