‘Hello’ with Adele, Jimmy Fallon, and The Roots on Classroom Instruments

Adele, Jimmy Fallon, The Roots
Host Jimmy Fallon and The Roots sing Hello with Adele (Photo by Douglas Gorenstein / NBC)

Adele is the latest singer to sit down with The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon and The Roots to perform a hit song using only classroom instruments. Adele sang “Hello” backed up by Fallon and The Roots, with a surprise ‘easter egg’ appearance in the video of a very special bust. Here’s the list of classroom instruments used, courtesy of The Tonight Show:
Adele – vocals, flip phone;
Jimmy Fallon – wood block, huge bass drum, Casio keyboard;
Questlove – hand clappers, orange shaker;
Kamal Gray – xylophone;
James Poyser – melodica;
Captain Kirk – ukulele;
Tuba Gooding Jr. – kazoo, banana shaker;
Mark Kelley – kazoo;
Frank Knuckles – bongos;
Black Thought — tambourine.

Watch the “Hello” video: