Staying Human with Jon Batiste

by on July 31, 2014

Late night and/or morning talk show performances have a proven tendency to be, at best, only semi-accurate portrayals of any given artist’s original intentions.  However, many forward-thinking vessels of creativity – from Kanye West to Lady Gaga – have used the general uncertainty associated with the televised performance platform as compellingly spot-on representations of their individual identities.  A profoundly refreshing recent example of such spotlight dominance is Jon Batiste and Stay Human’s joyous performance on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report.  If your day needs a boost, look no further than Batiste and his unique brand of improvisational embrace, as sampled below.