Enjoyed the opportunity to meet and photograph a true original this week - the legendary drummer Clyde Stubblefield. As a member of James Brown's band during it's hey-day, Stubblefield's distinctive beats helped define many of the group's signature numbers, including "Cold Sweat", "There Was A Time", "I Got The Feelin'", "Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud" and "Ain't It Funky Now." His Funky Drummer beat is among the most sampled pieces in popular music. A long-time Madison, Wis. resident, he still performs occasionally and is in the process of assembling group to perform a series of local shows in the coming year. Here's a link to the State Journal story I was thrilled to collaborate on.