Jerry Vivino, Saxophone, woodwinds and vocals. is currently in the house band for late night Conan show. He was also a member of The Tonight Show Band, and its predecessor, Late Night with Conan O’Brien on NBC. Featured on countless recordings, TV commercials and movie soundtracks, his resume reads like a Who’s Who In Entertainment.
Jerry has played with Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor, Son Seals, Paul Shaffer, Al Kooper, Dion, James Brown, Mark Anthony, Dr. John, Branford Marsalis & Wynton Marsalis and the legendary Keely Smith, to name just a few. ”Jerry’s big sound and his insightful choice of material gives the listener a rollicking glance at what music is supposed to be” Paul ShafferJimmy Vivino serves as the Music Director on the TBS late night show “CONAN.” Vivino has been a consistent element in O’Brien’s late night career, starting with the first episode of “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” in September 1993. In June of 2008 Vivino moved from New York to Los Angeles and worked as Music Director/guitarist/arranger on “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien,” “The Legally Prohibited from Being on Television Tour” and currently leads “Jimmy Vivino and The Basic Cable Band” on “CONAN.”