Hit Things, not People:
Caleb Herron - a most cerebral and uncanny performer who runs the new music scene in Atlanta like a friendly mafia ring. He is also a wizard. http://calebherron.com/Caleb_Herron/Home.html
David Grollman - conjures demons and yells at them, because he is a wizard. solo snare mayhem.
Flin van Hemmen - master of the dark art of sonic subtlety. Also known as the jazz wizard. http://www.flinvanhemmen.com/
Ches Smith - to list this man's contributions to new and experimental music (not to mention rock, pop) would be an undertaking I am not sure facebook could handle, it might implode, and then where would our friends go? (see also: wizard) http://www.chessmith.com/
Jimmy Lopez - a connoisseur of world percussion instruments and electronic accoutrements, also he is a wizard. Not convinced? Well, you'll never be unless you attend the damn event. QED