Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band to be house band for 'Conan'
Thu, Oct 21st 2010 04:45 pm
Conan O'Brien will have more familiar
faces with him on TBS when "Conan" debuts Monday, Nov. 8,
at 11 p.m. (ET/PT). The newly minted band will be led by Jimmy Vivino,
former associate music director, arranger, guitarist and vocalist for "The
Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien."
In addition to Vivino, The Basic Cable Band will consist of
Scott Healy (keyboards); Mike Merritt (bass); Mark Pender (trumpet); Richie
"LaBamba" Rosenberg (trombone); Jerry Vivino (saxophone, woodwinds and vocals);
and James Wormworth (drums).
Conan will originate from
Stage 15 at Warner Bros. Studios and will be produced by Conaco LLC. Jeff
Ross is the executive producer.