Late-Night Mainstay Paul Shaffer On Finding New Musical Life After Letterman09:48

Paul Shaffer onstage in 2012. (Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Paul Shaffer onstage in 2012. (Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Paul Shaffer has spent decades making music as a fixture in the late-night firmament, first on "Saturday Night Live" and then as David Letterman's musical director.

Now he’s released "Paul Shaffer & The World’s Most Dangerous Band,” a new album featuring many of his longtime Letterman band collaborators.

The band is currently touring the United States, and Shaffer (@paulshaffer) joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk about his music career past and present.

This segment aired on May 4, 2017.


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