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KEVIN EUBANKS LEAVES LENO; SO DOES BAND

May 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Jay Leno gave the Tonight show bandleader Kevin Eubanks a full-fledged send-off Friday night, complete with a clip reel and a warm tribute. Eubanks, who had been a member of the Tonight show’s band since 1992 and its leader since 1995, had said in April that he planned to depart in order to pursue other […]

EUBANKS TO PLAY HIS LAST SONG FOR LENO

April 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On the Tonight show Monday, Jay Leno made no mention of the news that Conan O’Brien would be moving to TBS in November. But he did have a less-surprising announcement to present as he brought onto the stage Kevin Eubanks, who, as leader of the Tonight show band, had been a conspicuous offstage presence for […]