Questlove and His Afro-Picks Band in Paris

Questlove and his all-star band on the Red Bull Music Academy World Tour in 2011.
© Mr. Mass./Red Bull Media House

During Jazz à la Villette festival, Red Bull Music Academy and Questlove of The Roots co-curated a special night dedicated to the immense impact of African funk and soul on modern music. Joining Questo on stage was the Afro-Picks Big Band, featuring Tony Allen himself on drums, Macy Gray, Black Thought, Mamani Keita, and Amp Fiddler, amongst others. A unique show straddling tradition and modernity, struggle and liberation, music and politics.

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