Doc Severinsen, The Tonight Show and beyond
Broadcast: Midmorning, 06/22/2010, 10:06 a.m.
Jazz trumpeter Doc Severinsen talks about his many decades playing music, leading bands and his long running gig on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
- Doc Severinsen: Trumpeter and bandleader. He led the house big band of The Tonight Show for 25 years. Since leaving the show, Severinsen performed with musicians from his Tonight Show band, lead pops orchestras and recorded a number of albums. He also has a company that produces custom trumpets. His latest CD is El Ritmo de la Vida (2009).