Jay Leno Losing Bandleader Kevin Eubanks
He'll return with Leno but will scale back after that
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 16, 2010 5:33 PM CST
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(Newser) – It looks like Jay Leno will need a new bandleader. Longtime musical sidekick Kevin Eubanks will return to the air with Leno on March 1, but he wants to take at least a temporary break from the show at some point after that. Eubanks, a jazz guitarist, wants to do more touring and approached producers about a more limited role, reports the Wrap. Other reports depict the split as permanent.