Trombone Shorty, Taj Mahal, Booker T., Doug E. Fresh, Will.i.am Join The Roots
A look at a past Roots Jam Session
The 7th Annual Roots Jam Session took place in Los Angeles this past Saturday. The Roots’ Late Night host Jimmy Fallon served as the event’s MC for the first time. Numerous musicians joined The Roots onstage during its performance, including Sara Bareilles, Donnis, Trombone Shorty, Too Short, Asher Roth, Melanie Fiona, Ana Tijoux, Betty Wright, Lalah Hathaway, Young Chris, Estelle, Anthony Hamilton, Taj Mahal, Chaka Kahn, Booker T., Doug E. Fresh, Will.i.am, Ne-Yo and DJ J.Period. As expected, the audience was filled with celebrities as well, ranging from Prince, K’NAAN, MC Lite, David Banner, Lil Mama, Tyga, Jeremih, India Arie, Zac Brown Band, Chamillionaire and Mario to Drew Barrymore, Juliette Lewis, Orlando Jones, Kat Graham, Sway, Tristan Wilds, Jesse Williams and Seth Rogan. Roots drummer Questlove will DJ at Brooklyn, NY’s Brooklyn Bowl this Thursday.