Jon Batiste & Stay Human Carnival Celebration ft. New Orleans Rhythm Kings, Kes, Quarteto Do Groo…
Jon Batiste and Stay Human with special guests and friends from New Orleans, Trinidad & Tobago and Brazil perform a medley of songs as a way to come together and virtually celebrate Carnival and Mardi Gras in 2021.
Herlin Riley
Shannon Powell

Etienne Charles
Josanne Francis
Ajibola Richardson
Steffano Marcano & Stephanie Bailey

Eduardo Galeano Mercuri
Kaina Vinicius Santos De Souza
Cara de Cobra
Márcio André Matos Pacheco

Jon Batiste
Louis Cato
Louis Fouché
Jon Lampley
Endea Owens
Nêgah Santos
Joe Saylor
#Carnival #JonBatiste #StayHuman
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  • Nora B. Hagen
    Nora B. Hagen

    Wow! :) This was so much fun! Maybe, if carnival music was like this, I wouldn't have such a hard time ignoring the festivities in my home country...

  • MagicSantos

    Enjoy the music! 💖💕💓🎶🎵🎶🎵🎶💓💕💖

  • Theenas Thoughts
    Theenas Thoughts

    I’m in loveee!!!! So beautiful🎶! 🙌🏾🙏🏾🥰

  • Steve Louis
    Steve Louis

    Where's the tuba player?

  • Zombie Chicken
    Zombie Chicken

    Can't stop rewatchjng on SLtoos...took me so long blown away by the music notice the person casually spitting flames behind the Trinidad and Tobago troupe! Love it!!

  • Zombie Chicken
    Zombie Chicken

    Just wonderful beyond words ...and needed for us all right, love and happiness purifying the soul thru music and wonderful talent. Thank you.

  • Deborah Weiss
    Deborah Weiss

    thank you!!!!!!! that was wonderfull!!!!

  • Shane


  • Eric Bailey
    Eric Bailey

    Lift me up! Shake with me!

  • revesmouvants

    this was effing amazing!!! i salute the musicians, the editors, and everyone involved!! i didn’t eat crêpes this year (for once), but that’s okay - we’ve got music to sustain us!!

  • Debbie Gross
    Debbie Gross

    This is AWESOME! Wish I was there too!

  • Heaven Sent
    Heaven Sent

    ...just woke up HIGHLY IRRITATED from my spirit energy's vision of annoying rich people's kids, it calls for them ✝️🤲

  • cdipsingh

    Keep keeping on Kees!! 🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹

  • ennisel

    john reminds me of ray charles

  • Toutai Palu
    Toutai Palu


  • Heaven Sent
    Heaven Sent

    🔥🕎🙃🔥I see you on the horoscopes attempting to steal the identity of the readers, and making pathetic comments like; good bless humanity and your I will inform you that HELL is not your kingdom come, nothing belongs to are FOOD for demons here and in hell, those there are cursed with the eternal death by consumption, and are continuously resurrected back to life to suffer the same fate✖✝️❌ TEAM PRAYER🙏🤲 give us each day our daily bread🥯 AMEN✝️A WOMEN🎶LOVE on the brain🎵🎷

  • Marty Veltkamp
    Marty Veltkamp

    Love this, but you need to add something from Mazatlan. Mazatlan has the third largest Carnaval celebration, just behind Rio and New Orleans. Loved it anyway!

  • Keisha Lewis
    Keisha Lewis

    My country Trinidad and Tobago 🇹🇹...♥️ you Kees!!! 🙌🏾

  • Nicoya Lawrence
    Nicoya Lawrence

    Trinidad and Tobago to the world 🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹

  • Cheryl Guevara
    Cheryl Guevara

    Despite all we are going through I am so very very proud to say I am a Trinidadian!!! Love you guys🥰

  • nwd o
    nwd o

    Love this!!!

  • Judah Dwyer-Dahlstrom
    Judah Dwyer-Dahlstrom

    Ohhhh!! Thank you sooo much!

  • Curtly Nedd
    Curtly Nedd

    The president of the red man association reach on CBS Kes 🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹

  • Khalim Grant
    Khalim Grant

    Oh Lawd oh! Big up Trinidad and Tobago!

  • Richard Hand
    Richard Hand


  • Lydia Lewis
    Lydia Lewis

    Awesome job!!! From Trinidad and Tobago!!!!

  • Kamille King
    Kamille King

    Hey, Kees, making us proud here in Trinidad and Tobago

  • Anastasia Joseph
    Anastasia Joseph

    Thanks a lot! Really enjoyed this bit, TT in de house! Nicely done. Kudos to the engineers, short but sweet. A little heat into these cold days. BLESSINGS!

  • berty ashley
    berty ashley

    If one thing i have realized/discovered during the pandemic is how awesome it is to bring people together from all over the world and unite them to bring joy to others. Love from India! Thank you Jon and Stephen! (also huge shout out to the AV edit team, this must have been a killer challenge!)

  • Thirza Cook
    Thirza Cook

    this is how.much views youre suppose to.get colbert on ur 8 million sub channel.....this is your real view count without trump lol

  • Deona Flowers
    Deona Flowers

    I'm weirdly emotional! Happy Carnival y'all!

  • linda strauss
    linda strauss

    Made me soooo happy. Big smile, ear to ear!

  • Black Gold
    Black Gold

    Trinidad and Tobago!!!

  • Brother Matha
    Brother Matha

    Very nice :D

  • Y RB
    Y RB

    Thank you Please feature the band more often. Perhaps once a week.

  • ruth keiser
    ruth keiser

    This was so sweet and sassy ! I loved it! Great job everybody❤

  • John Madeira
    John Madeira

    Very well done! Brazilian music is the best

  • Kwesi Jamaal
    Kwesi Jamaal

    Love this! The Afrikan ancestral influence (sounds, rhythms, instruments, culture) through the Americas & Caribbean. Proud to be a Trini 🇹🇹

  • Shernell Joseph
    Shernell Joseph

    Thank you for this, i didn't expect not having carnival to hit so hard (seeing as we've known for months) but I've been in such a funk all week. God's willing, Trinidad and Tobago's carnival will be better than ever next year 🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹

  • Latoya Maxime
    Latoya Maxime

    🇹🇹🇹🇹🎵Savannah Grass🎵...Kes is🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • Nesa E
    Nesa E


  • AppleandMeep

    This takes me back to eating beignet’s by Jackson Square and a wonderful band on the street really grooving to Little Liza James! Thanks for the good memories John!

  • PjotrV1971

    I don't even like carnival, but this rocks! Kick out the Jams M*****F*****!

  • D B
    D B

    Savannah Gras ♥️🏖🇹🇹

  • Groovy Baby
    Groovy Baby

    Great idea! Loved it! Thank you!

  • Monte Montgomery
    Monte Montgomery

    Scorch o rama.

  • Eliza Littleton
    Eliza Littleton

    4 minutes of total JOY!! Colbert show bring us more of Jon Batiste and his global Friends!!!

  • Frank Benlin
    Frank Benlin

    Got to love the technology. Thank you, Jon.

  • Tina Trimble
    Tina Trimble

    INCREDIBLE!! Absolutely beautiful 💐💐❤️ Thank you!

  • Nydia H
    Nydia H

    Worldwide Carnival!!!! Thanks John B.

  • Nydia H
    Nydia H


  • Whitney ONeal
    Whitney ONeal

    Thank you Jon!! This was a real treat

  • Zucker Schnecke
    Zucker Schnecke

    Beautiful ❤

  • M Long
    M Long


  • Shan Cretin
    Shan Cretin

    This New Orleans girl really appreciates this virtual Mardi Gras!

  • David Carlisle
    David Carlisle

    Beautifulness from everyone here!

  • Thao Huynh
    Thao Huynh

    literally the happiest video on SLtoos!!!

  • Suzanne Brown
    Suzanne Brown

    I wish I could somehow create a clone of you, Jon, and bring you into my place, and play you and your band for the greatest in Rhythm and Jazz music that I have ever known! You guys are a musical miracle to me! God Bless You and Thank You!!! 😍❤️

  • Judy SoCal
    Judy SoCal

    More Jon Batiste, Stay Human and friends around the world.

  • Candy A.
    Candy A.

    The legacy of Carnival and Mardi Gras!! 🎉🎉Big Up Kes!! #SocaToTheWorld

  • Dan Simms
    Dan Simms

    I was both sad, yet happy to see the parade streets empty on the news during Fat Tuesday, people actually taking the situation seriously.

  • Brad Gillette
    Brad Gillette

    Wow! Thanks to all. That was great fun😂

  • reydjz

    Kes!!!!!! Woiiiiiiiii big up my west indian people dem 🇬🇾🇬🇾🇬🇾🇬🇾🇬🇾🇯🇲🇯🇲🇯🇲🇯🇲🇯🇲

  • Kim A.
    Kim A.

    Y'all have brought immense amounts of light and love to all of us. Thank you for this gift!

  • holodocdr

    I live for this! Jokomo... Jokomo... Hope your Mardi Gras was a safe & happy day :)

  • Patricia Eroz
    Patricia Eroz


  • Odalys Ruiz
    Odalys Ruiz

    Beautiful! Thank you! 🎶🎼🎵🎤🎧🥁 ❤️🙏🏾😘

  • Emily B.
    Emily B.

    That was really cool, my compliments to you guys!

  • Neil Singh
    Neil Singh

    🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹 kes the band... representing for Trinidad and Tobago... man... Jon Batiste and KTB... that would be an awesome collaboration

  • Sharon Scott
    Sharon Scott

    Jon Baptiste makes me feel good, heartfelt thanks to Stephen Colbert for bringing him into your Late Night political satire and celebrity conversations that I enjoy daily. During these times its especially good to laugh and listen to upbeat music.

  • Journeys With J
    Journeys With J

    So proud to see the Caribbean represented 🇧🇧🇧🇧🇧🇧 but love for 🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹🇹

  • Jose Madriz
    Jose Madriz

    This is great!

  • Baribrotzer

    Seeing those two New Orleans' guys tambourine technique suggests that Steve Saylor - who has a similar technique - might have learned it from Jon, who played percussion before he took up the piano. And Nêgah can SING! She's also in Cory Wong's funk band, Cory and the Wongnotes.

  • Chanelle Cindy
    Chanelle Cindy

    Omg the Trinidadian Calypso gives me life!

  • Christina-Claire Georges
    Christina-Claire Georges

    D Savannah Grass!!!!!

  • Elder Grogh
    Elder Grogh

    This does not tell me what to 🤔 about the impeachment 🤷

  • t k
    t k

  • Wendy Hart
    Wendy Hart


  • mellymolli

    Boom! Proud. 🇹🇹

  • Quin S
    Quin S

  • Rev Dr. Doo
    Rev Dr. Doo

    WOW! laissez les bon temps rouler!!! (spelling? please correct me), I played lots of gigs at the Old Absinthe House in my day (long ago)

  • Marlene Mounce
    Marlene Mounce

    ❤️jelly roll all day long 😂🥰🥰🥰🍑🍓🥭

  • Emily C
    Emily C

    Cuomo thought he could get away with killing thousands of elderly people because the media would cover it up for him

  • Thandi M
    Thandi M

    Thank you, thank you halalalalala dancing like no one is watching the drummer is so into the music. Next time please include South Africa and also include the UK! The late Show has out done themselves.

  • lightfighter540

    This made me so happy ! So well done, thanks to all of the musicians in this - thank you thank you.

  • Karyn Croll
    Karyn Croll

    Fabulous Jon and company🎉 Wish I was there too! Thank you❤

  • Judith Faye
    Judith Faye


  • H B
    H B


  • HeyMJ

    Merci beaucoup for sharing a magical Mardi Gras compilation. Enjoyed hearing the sound-mix of NOLA, the Caribbean, & Brazil! 🎶 🎷 🎹 🎺 🥁 📿

  • Jack Nack
    Jack Nack

    Lovely ❤

  • BKG Productions
    BKG Productions

    Savannah Grasssss!!!

  • Malisa Lavis
    Malisa Lavis

    I can not tell you how much this uplifts my soul Have danced on the spot alone 2x Revealing in the love & feels, John B that you are projecting Thank you Soul King xxx

  • drewski 15
    drewski 15


  • melissa tognarelli
    melissa tognarelli


  • Cristian Pissai
    Cristian Pissai

    That was great! Cheers from Brazil, mates!


    The Mardi Gras/Carnival celebrations will continue today in our virtual music classroom at Avenel St. School in Avenel, NJ. Thanks for sharing the music and joy!

  • Flamingo Travel Club
    Flamingo Travel Club

    Greetings from Brazil, this is just amazing guys... Congrats for putting it together

  • Maria da Luz Moutinho
    Maria da Luz Moutinho

    Fantástica diversidade e alegria !!

  • Jason Boos
    Jason Boos

    oh Kes!

  • Teresita Uy
    Teresita Uy

    Jon Batiste and the band, thank you . 👏👏👏👏👏💙