Regional Media Celebrity Interview Former Tonight Show Bandleader Doc Severinson

Former Tonight Show Bandleader Doc Severinson was recently subject of the PBS Documentary Series American Masters. The documentary chronicles the 93 year old’s career in entertainment from the era of the big band to his time on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and life after The Tonight Show when Doc toured ceaselessly because he couldn’t stop playing trumpet. The film also talks about Doc’s influence on other trumpet players and The Tonight Show itself. We talked with Doc Severinson about his career today in the Noon Hour on WKEI.

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