Christian McBride Big Band
Wed / Aug 28, 2019 - 8:00PM
The legendary Philadelphia hip-hop crew perform their 1999 masterpiece "Things Fall Apart" in its entirety, with special guests.
About this Performance
The legendary hip-hop crew The Roots celebrate the 20th anniversary of their groundbreaking album Things Fall Apart, whose revolutionary blend of live instrumentation, classic hip-hop sampling, and thought-provoking wordplay make it one of the most influential albums in rap history. With the help of special guests, the Philadelphia group will perform the album in its entirety.
The wildly versatile bassist Christian McBride opens with his Grammy-winning 21st-century big band for a set of tight, swinging jazz.
Some songs may contain explicit language.
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