Zigaboogaloo: A Celebration of Legendary Funk Drummer Zigaboo Modeliste
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The last date listed for Zigaboogaloo was Friday March 19, 2010 / 10:00pm.
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It was a very unusual concert in that one normally doesn't see the best of each instrument on one stage. It was like I had played Fantasy Football but only with musicians! Talk about a fabulous concert! All I can say is... "Ya shoulda been...continued
Zigaboogaloo: A Celebration of Legendary Funk Drummer Zigaboo Modeliste with an All-Star New Orleans Funk Revue
Mac Rebennack (aka Dr. John)
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Ziggy recorded on all the original LPs with The Meters and is sampled many times over from artists such as Musiq, Queen Latifah, Run DMC, NWA, Ice Cube, Salt N’ Pepa, Cypress Hill, EPMD, Public Enemy, A Tribe Called Quest, Beastie Boys, Naughty by Nature, and Tweet to name just a few. He is a BMI award-winner for the Young Gunz hit “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop,” and provided the main loops for Amerie’s number-one Grammy nominated R&B hit “1Thing.”
Ziggy has written more than 200 songs individually and collectively with The Meters.These songs have been released on more than 36 albums nationally and internationally. His tunes have also been featured in movies such as _Two Can Play That Game, Jackie Brown, Drum
Line, __8 Mile, _and _Hancock, _as well as a Nike commercial and, most recently, the TV show Ludicris vs Tommy Lee on Planet Green.
About the Ticket Supplier: Yoshi's Oakland
Yoshi’s began in 1972 as a small, North Berkeley sushi bar owned by it’s founder and namesake, Yoshie Akiba, alongside her two best friends Kaz Kajimura, a journalist and carpenter, and Hiroyuki Hori, a painter and Japanese cook. Over the next 40 years, Yoshi’s built itself into one of the world’s most respected jazz venues, earning a reputation as the Bay Area’s premier location for great Japanese cuisine and jazz music. Today, Yoshi’s is an award-winning 310-seat live performance venue with a state-of-the-art sound system and design, occupying 17,000 square feet in the heart of Oakland’s Jack London Square. Under the guidance of esteemed Artistic Director Michael Pritchard, the venue has expanded it’s focus to include broader genres suitable to a variety of musical tastes.