Zigaboo Modeliste, Coalminers, Giles Robson - London 13 July

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Zigaboo Modeliste, Coalminers, Giles Robson - London 13 July

Postby movinmusic66 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:06 pm

The Movinmusic Agency is pleased to announce the line up for a special night of blues, funk and R&B in London:

Zigaboo Modeliste, legendary drummer of the original Meters. ONLY UK SHOW! DEBUT UK PERFORMANCE! July 13th at the Arnhem Gallery, Fairfield Hall, Croydon, Greater London 020 8688 9291.


Artist info: http://www.zigaboo.com/
Tickets from: http://www.fairfield.co.uk
Club info: http://www.standatfairfield.co.uk

"Elements of rock, funk, and blues on a timeless R&B base".

with friends - THE COALMINERS

Joseph Zigaboo Modeliste is best known as a founding member of the New Orleans funk group The Meters. Considered to be one of the most innovative, and highly acclaimed drummers ever to hail from New Orleans, Louisiana, Modeliste is a pioneer of second-line funk.

He also cofounded The Wild Tchoupitoulas and has worked extensively with other musicians, notably Allen Toussaint, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Professor Longhair, Lee Dorsey, Earl King, Harry Connick Jr, Betty Harris, Stanley Clarke, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Neville Brothers, Sly Dunbar, Paul McCartney, Herbie Hancock, and Dr. John, as well as supporting The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin on tour.

Zigaboo is included in Rhythm Magazines "50 Most Influential Drummers Of All Time" and his grooves have been sampled many times over from artists such as Musiq, Queen Latifah, Run DMC, NWA, Ice Cube, Salt-N-Pepa, Cypress Hill, EPMD, Public Enemy, Digable Planets, A Tribe Called Quest and The Beastie Boys.

His drum sound provided the main loops for Amerie’s “1Thing” - nominated for two Grammys and hit #1 on the R&B charts. His tunes have also been in movies such as “Two Can Play That Game”, “Jackie Brown”, “Drum Line”, and “8 Mile”

He will be backed on his only UK date by the London based band

'The Coalminers'

The only group in the UK to fully dedicate themselves to New Orleans Funk and Soul, featuring:

Ross Stanley Organ (Maceo Parker)
Rob Updegraff Guitar (Ronnie Scotts All Stars)
Scott McKeon Guitar (John Mayer)
Dan Drury Bass (The Filthy Six)
Pat Levett Percussion (The James Taylor Quartet)

Expect to hear many of the all time Meters classics including,
Cissy Strut, Hey Pocky Way and People Say, as well as songs from Zigaboo's recent releases.


Supported by Giles Robson & The Dirty Aces


"Giles Robson leads The Dirty Aces on harp, and he's one of the best I ever heard" - Blues In Britain

"...meant to whet your appetite and it's whetted mine." Paul Jones BBC R2 RnB Show.

"There are many living harmonica players of note, from Stevie Wonder to Giles Robson and back again". - Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2

Click here for more information on the Dirty Aces

We look forward to seeing you at this very special event!
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Re: Zigaboo Modeliste, Coalminers, Giles Robson - London 13

Postby The Saint » Sat Jul 02, 2011 5:53 pm

I grew up listening to the Meters with Zig on drums. He ranks among the top New Orleans and second-line drummers ever. He is there with the likes of Earl Palmer, Big Johnnie Thomassie, Johnny Vidacovich and Stanton Moore. Get out and see him if you get the opportunity!
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Re: Zigaboo Modeliste, Coalminers, Giles Robson - London 13

Postby movinmusic66 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 11:13 am

Thanks Saint - we're really looking forward to this one!!

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