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Kevin Eubanks Wraps Last Show With Leno

Band leader announced he was leaving a while ago

(Newser) - Kevin Eubanks wrapped up his 18-year run as Jay Leno's band leader with last night's show, reports E! Online . "Kev, we are going to miss you," said Leno at the end of his monologue. "We are going to miss the whole band." Eubanks announced his departure... More »

Conan Dumps Disloyal Bandleader Max Weinberg

E Street Band drummer won't be moving to TBS with Coco

(Newser) - Conan O'Brien is moving to TBS this fall, but Max Weinberg isn't, reports Movieline . The bandleader and drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, who has been with Coco since his late-night debut in 1993, recently approached Jay Leno about replacing the outgoing Kevin Eubanks —but that betrayal isn't... More »

Jay Leno Losing Bandleader Kevin Eubanks

He'll return with Leno but will scale back after that

(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 »

Leno: 'Nobody Has Said Anything to Me'

NBC host talks 'cancellation' during tonight's monologue

(Newser) - Jay Leno got plenty of mileage tonight out of rumors his current 10pm NBC gig will be canceled, and that he’ll return to his old 11:35 slot. “So far, nobody has said anything to me,” he said during the opening monologue. “What does NBC stand... More »

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