Getting in Touch With the Roots

Photo Feature

Volume 111, No. 2February, 2011

The Roots perform nightly as the house band with “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” which is covered by an AFM contract. In these photos are Damen “Tuba Gooding Jr.” Bryson (sousaphone), Owen Biddle (bass), Kirk “Captain Kirk” Douglas (guitar), Frank “Knuckles” Walker (percussion), Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson (drums) and Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter (MC). Not pictured are James Poyser (keyboards) and James “Kamal” Gray (keyboards). Photos courtesy Lloyd Bishop/NBC.