Promoting from within!
When Conan O'Brien returns to late night next month, he's going to have a new music man running the show and the house band.
TBS announced today that Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band will be cranking out the tunes for Conan come November 17th. Jimmy was the associate music director, arranger, guitarist and vocalist for The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien and Late Night with Conan O'Brien, so he knows a thing or two about working with Conan.
The other band members include Scott Healy (keyboards), Mike Merritt (bass), Mark Pender (trumpet), Richie "LaBamba" Rosenberg (trombone), Jerry Vivino (saxophone, woodwinds and vocals) and James Wormworth (drums)!
Fun! Congrats, fellas!
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