SJM PRESENTS: “THE ROOTS AT THE JAZZ CAFE”

Monday 3rd July 2018, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM @ 5 Parkway, Camden, London NW1 7PG

Packed into a busy touring schedule which includes a regular slot on the Late Show with Jimmy Fallon, it’s our privilege to welcome ‘The Most Legendary Hard Working’ band ‘The Roots’ for three intimate shows in July.

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First playing the the world famous Jazz Cafe back in 1994, there isn’t any band that better embodies the spirit of the venue, with elements of hip-hop, soul, funk and more sown into their peerless body of work.

Tickets £45.00 / VIP £95.00 available from: ticketweb

About the Band:

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The Roots is an American hip hop band, formed in 1987 by Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and Ahmir “Quest Love” Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The Roots are known for a jazzy and eclectic approach to hip-hop featuring live musical instruments.[1] Malik B., Leonard “Hub” Hubbard, and Josh Abrams were added to the band (formerly named “The Square Roots”).

Since its first independent album-length release the band has released 10 studio albums, two EPs, two collaboration albums (with other artists), and also collaborated on recordings and in live shows with a wide variety of artists in many musical genres.

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The Roots served as the house band on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon starting in 2009, and in the same role (and accompanying show guest artists) on
The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon since 2014. The Roots’ work has consistently been met with critical acclaim. ThoughtCo ranked the band #7 on its list of the 25 Best Hip-Hop Groups of All-Time, calling them “Hip-hop’s first legitimate band.”[2]