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Jon Batiste to Lead Band on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert”

Louisiana musician and educator will begin with the show on its September debut

Jonathan Batiste & Stay Human at The American Theater, Hampton, VA

Stephen Colbert, host of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, which will premiere Sept. 8 on CBS, has announced that the Louisiana-born multi-instrumentalist Jon Batiste will be joining him on the upcoming program as the show’s bandleader.

In a statement released by Colbert and the network, Colbert said, “His music makes the audience feel so good, we may have to install a ‘Do Not Make Love’ sign.”

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