Rickey Minor, the American Idol musical director, is leaving his post to become the new music man on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, reports TMZ. The official announcement came this afternoon, and he'll take over on June 7. Kevin Eubanks, who currently has the honor on Leno's show, announced he's leaving on Leno's show last night. Kevin Eubanks (Getty) Minor has been a musical director for a slew of big names in the biz, including Beyonce, Alicia Keys, and Christina Aguilera. He was also...Read Full Story
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Rickey Minor will be joining ‘The Tonight Show’, replacing Kevin Eubanks. He has been elected reportedly as a music director for the show, ‘The Tonight Show’. For long time, Kevin Eubanks has been working as music director for “The Tonight Show”. Instead of Kevin Eubanks, Rickey Minor would be music director for ‘The Tonight Show’. Rickey Minor says that he is honored to be a part of ‘The Tonight Show legacy’.
Yesterday Kevin Eubanks has announced about his exit from the show and it would be...Read Full Story
Famed music director Rickey Minor will leave his post at “American Idol” to replace Kevin Eubanks on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”Eubanks announced Monday that his last day on “Tonight” will be May 28. In an announcement Tuesday, NBC said Minor is expected to begin his run on June 7.“We couldn’t be more excited,” said Debbie Vickers, “Tonight” executive producer, according to the Associated Press. She said the show “has a long tradition of acclaimed musicians in this role, and it’s great...Read Full Story
“American Idol” music director Rickey Minor is headed for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
Minor replaces longtime music director Kevin Eubanks, who on Monday’s show made his May 28 exit date official.
In an announcement Tuesday, NBC said Minor is expected to debut at “Tonight” on June 7.
The current season of “American Idol” ends in late May, after which Minor will continue to consult with “Idol” creator Simon Fuller on various projects, NBC said.
Minor has also served as music director of...Read Full Story
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