Friday, October 11, 2013

Late Night Pick: My Morning Jacket featuring Brittany Howard and Merrill Garbus

Yes, you read the title right. Tonight on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (NBC, 12:35 AM), you've got the combo of My Morning Jacket, Brittany Howard (vocalist from Alabama Shakes) and Merrill Garbus (from tUnE-yArDs). They'll be performing the Fela Kuti song "Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am" which they recorded for the new "Red Hot + Fela" collection which comes out next week. Album sales benefit the Red Hot Organization which works on AIDS awareness. Other artists on the album include ?uestlove, Kronos Quartet, Angelique Kidjo, Rubblebucket, and a number of African musicians.