On Monday, January 9, ESPN will debut the video for ³A La Modeliste,² Trombone Shorty's collaboration with Mark Ronson, Erykah Badu, Mos Def, Zigaboo Modeliste and members of the Dap Kings, during their live telecast of the Allstate BCS National Championship College Football Game in New Orleans. Listen to the song here.
Recorded in New Orleans, the song is part of the RE:GENERATION Music Project supported by the Grammys. The song will be featured in the documentary of the project coming in February. The film follows five DJs and producers (Mark Ronson, DJ Premier, Skrillex, the Crystal Method, Pretty Lights), each exploring a genre of music and recording a new track within that style with high-profile collaborators. RE:GENERATION will enjoy a unique nationwide, two-night only theatrical release in select cities and venues on February 16 and February 23, click here for more information.
In other football related news, Trombone Shorty performed the National Anthem and at half-time of the New York Giants' NFC Wild Card Playoff Game vs. the Atlanta Falcons on January 8, 2012. The Anthem was broadcast live nationally on the Fox network and half-time featured the full band of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Catch Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue live on stage in 2012, please see Tour Dates>>