Zigaboo Modeliste releases new album



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Funk legend Zigaboo Modeliste has released his fourth solo album.

Zigaboo, famed for his work with The Meters, dropped New Life through JZM records on 3 May.

According to the sticksman the record is packed with the iconic songwriting styles of both Zig himself and also his home town for New Orleans.

Guest stars on the album include Shane Theriot (Neville Brothers, Madeleine Peyroux), percussionist Bill Summers (Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder) and keyboardist Eamonn Flynn (The Commitments).

For more details get yourself over to www.zigaboo.com.