The relationship between David Letterman and Paul Shaffer as late night host and bandleader was one that lasted over many decades, which is why many have been awaiting the revelation of Stephen Colbert’s Late Night bandleader with bated breath.
Well, wait no more: he’s here and his name is Jon Batiste.READ MORE: Big Brother Hailed As Hero After Saving 4-Year-Old Sister During Fox Attack In Jackson Township, N.J.
Batiste was revealed as the bandleader for Late Show with Stephen Colbert today (June 4). The show premieres on CBS on Sept. 8.READ MORE: As COVID Pandemic Eases And Restrictions Loosen, Mask Confusion Grows
“His music makes the audience feel so good, we may have to install a ‘Do Not Make Love’ sign,” Colbert said in a press statement.MORE NEWS: 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' Returns In Front Of A Live Audience Monday Night