Born in Montréal, Quebec, Modibo Keita has been playing the Trombone since he was 12 years old. On top of having had the opportunity to be a member of many honor bands such as the Yamaha All-Star Band and The National Youth Jazz Combo, Modibo has been playing a lot of sessions for Hip-Hop acts as well. He is also part of the University of Toronto Jazz Orchestra with who he played with David Liebman and recently recorded an album with Canadian jazz icon Mike Murley. He studied under musicians like Terry Promane (The Rob McConnell Tentet), William Carn (Carn-Davidson 9), Muhammad Abdul Al-Khabyyr (The Duke Ellington Big Band), Steve Davis (Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers). Modibo shared the staged with artists like Tim Ries, Rachel Therrien, Alex Bellegarde, Jerome Beaulieu, Nomadic Massive and Kalmunity Vibe Collective.