Hailing from the city of Cincinnati, Ohio Roger Toutman was determined to make history with the name Zapp when he burst onto the scene in the 1970s. While he’s widely known for helping to increase the popularity of the “talk-box” sound that many today consider “auto-tune,” he and the Zapp Band can also be […]

Zapp, also known as the Zapp Band or Zapp and Roger, is a soul and funk band originated in 1978 out of Dayton, OH. The band was formed by a group of brothers Roger Troutman, Larry Troutman, Lester Troutman, Tony Troutman, and Terry “Zapp” Troutman. The group became famous for their style of electro funk […]