The Zydeco Party Band
Doug Legacy
Dr Soundgood

Zydeco Party Band old

Doctor Soundgood

members include:

Randy Mitchell - Guitar (AllMusic)
Gary Ferguson - Drums (IceBone Studio, home of early ZPB recordings (AllMusic)
Taras Prodaniuk - bass (AllMusic)
Vince Tividad - Bass (AllMusic)
Jimmy Z - Sax and Harp (Rod Stuart) (AllMusic) ZTribe
Paul Navidad - Sax (Facebook)
Lee Thornburg - Trumpet - (AllMusic)

Doug Legacy musical performances


Doug Legacy and the Zydeco Party Band


Zydeco Party Band Writeoff

Zydeco Party Band 2021

Doug Legacy
Ricky Eckstein
Gary Ferguson
Randy Ray Mitchell
Jimmy Z
Dave Eastley


The Zydeco Party Band

Zydeco Party Band

Doug Legacy
Accordion, Keyboards,
Steel Drums, Vocals

As one of the founding members of the ZPB, Doug has spent his life writing and making music.

Just some of the folks he has performed with are Oingo Boingo, Rod Stewart, Todd Rundgren, and Sir Paul McCartney.
He won The Gong Show with the Montrose Marching Band!

Doug plays piano at The Red Lion Tavern in Silverlake, Ca,
Piano solo and with the band at Brennan's Downtown Disney,
and he's an accordianist Bootstrapper Pirate at DisneyLand!

Mark Shark Zydeco Party Band

Tao of Tunings Mark Shark

Mark Shark:  Guitar, Slide Guitar, Mandolin, Dobro & Vocals

Also an original ZPB member, Mark has over twenty five years professional experience including work with Bonnie Raitt, Jesse Ed Davis and John Trudell. Mark crafts some of the band's best tunes as well.
His new book, The Tao Of Tunings, is available from Hal Leonard.

Rick Eckstein: Bass & VocalsRick Eckstein

A solid all-around musician and producer, known for his diversity as a utility man,
Rick has played with such notables as Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jesse Ed Davis and John Trudell.

Gary Ray drummer


Gary Ray:  Drums

Gary Ray Zydeco Party Band

Gary has worked with such acts as Bo Diddley, Bob Dylan, Del Shannon and Jesse Ed Davis.
A specialist at the New Orleans "2nd line beat", he is the band's foundation and groovemaster.

Gary is also known as a fine artist in the style of California Plein Air Impressionist, and his paintings are already fetching excellent resale prices. (Random web search, random image search)


Zydeco Party Band old

Zydeco Party Band has been partying sinc 1986.
This early allstar linup is Freebo, Michael Jochum, Doug Legacy, Billy Butler, Mark Shark.
Not pictured: Brian Berline, Keith Rosier, Billy Block.


Zydeco Party Band
featured as the "house band" for
Muppets Tonight", and

won an Emmy as the "house band" for
"The Late Mr. Pete Show"

ZPB have released recordings in: Japan (Pony Canyon - Village Green) and Europe (Demon).


The Zydeco Kids
The Zydeco Kids

The Zydeco Kids was a predecessor of ZPB in the '80's
Here they are in front of a log cabin Doug built.
Brian Glascock, Doug Legacy, Clyde Woodward, Billy Block.
Not pictured, Byron Berline.


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Zydeco Party Band, ft Doug Legacy
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