Joseph "Ziggy" Modeliste (born December 28, 1948, (also known as Zigaboo) is an American drummer best known as a founding member of the funk group The Meters. He also cofounded The Wild Tchoupitoulasand has worked extensively with other musicians, notably Keith Richards, Robert Palmer, and Dr. John.
Modeliste is widely considered an innovator in modern funk and New Orleans style drumming. Due to his work with The Meters, Modeliste is credited as an integral part of bringing New Orleans second-line grooves into popular music.
Modeliste has written over 400 songs (as an individual and collectively with The Meters), and his work has been released on over 36 albums nationally and internationally. He is also well known for his drum grooves appearing in dozens of hip hop samples, television and film.