Questlove’s Afro pick with The Roots – Amp Fiddler – Tony Allen –  Macy Gray – David Murray (2011)

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RBMA World Tour 2011: Questlove’s Afro-Picks (Paris)

Questlove’s Afro-Picks is the world premiere of a unique show created by musical visionary Questlove, The Roots’ drummer and hip-hop producer. A long time partner of the Red Bull Music Academy, this outspoken tastemaker offers a contemporary tribute to African musical history through a selection of tracks played by the Afro-Picks big band, featuring Macy Gray, Black Thought, Tony Allen, Mamani Keita and Amp Fiddler, as well as members of Antibalas, of the David Murray Big Band, of The Roots, of the Tony Allen Band and Fela!, the Broadway musical.
Questlove’s Afro picks is a unique show straddling tradition and modernity, struggle and liberation, music and politics.


 

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