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Kevin Eubanks and The Tonight Show Band


Kevin Eubanks and The Tonight Show Band

Kevin Eubanks and the Tonight Show Band was the house band of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. They previously served as the house band of The Jay Leno Show and was the house band of the first incarnation of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 1995 to 2009.

The band was active between 1995 and 2010, as Kevin Eubanks took over The Tonight Show Band for the departing Branford Marsalis in 1995. Eubanks had been a member of Marsalis's band since Leno's debut in 1992. Eubanks and the band moved, along with host Jay Leno, to The Jay Leno Show when it moved to prime time in 2009, performing under the title Kevin Eubanks and the Primetime Band. However, in February 2010, Eubanks announced that both he and the band would be leaving the show shortly after The Tonight Show with Jay Leno returns in March, Kevin Eubanks final appearance was on May 28, 2010. Rickey Minor replaced Eubanks beginning June 7, 2010, bringing with him his own band of musicians and forming Rickey Minor and The Tonight Show Band[1][2][3]



  1. ^ Thomas, Greg. "Kevin Eubanks, ex-'Tonight Show' bandleader, on Leno and music". New York: Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "'"Kevin Eubanks Leaving 'Tonight Show. 13 April 2010. Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Chinen, Nate (30 May 2010). "Sidekick No More: Eubanks Starts Post-Leno Life". Retrieved 14 December 2013. 
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