The Roots

The Roots

The Roots

 

In 2011, fresh off their three Grammy wins, The Roots, best known as the house band on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, made their highly anticipated Playboy Festival debut, bringing their eclectic brand of jazz and hip-hop to the show. Their fiery performance was a hit with critics and fans alike and had festival goers dancing in the aisles and screaming for more. Grammy-winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard, a straight ahead jazz artist, joined the group onstage as a special guest during their performance. His new Afro-fusion style was a natural fit with the group’s music.

 

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