Paul Shaffer

Paul Shaffer

 

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Paul Allen Wood Shaffer, CM[1] (/ˈʃfər/; born November 28, 1949) is a Canadian[2][3] singer, composer, voice actor, author, comedian and multi-instrumentalist who served as David Letterman's musical director, band leader and sidekick on the entire run of both Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993) and Late Show with David Letterman (1993–2015).

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Hercules
 
Hercules is a 1997 American animated musical fantasy comedy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
 
The Blues Brothers
 
The Honeydrippers
 
The World's Most Dangerous Party
 
The World's Most Dangerous Party was Paul Shaffer's second album, released as a double CD in July 1993.

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Popular Albums2

Album Appearances & References26

Song Appearances & References4

Musical Groups2

Films1

Minor Film Appearances & References7

TV Shows9

Minor Musical Appearances & References2

Collaborators & Influencers12

Other Music-Related Relationships12

Personal & Professional Relationships7

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Awards & Nominations3

Events2

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Videos13

Spotify - Albums & Singles6

 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On25

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts9

News Articles7

Bandleader Paul Shaffer to Headline a Special Three-Week Engagement at Caesars Palace
  –  August 22, 2017
Celebrated bandleader, multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer and comedian Paul Shaffer along with his talented full band, The Shāf-Shifters, will perform an exclusive three-week engagement at the iconic Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace on select ...
It’s Viva Shaf Vegas as Paul Shaffer hits Cleopatra’s Barge
  –  August 21, 2017
Paul Shaffer used to back Bill Murray in the lounges. Or, more specifically, he backed Murray as Nick The Lounge Singer, a recurring character in the early days of “Saturday Night Live.” Nick sang schmaltzy versions of such contemporary classics as ...
Paul Shaffer: Same dude, same band, different time
  –  June 27, 2017
A long, long time ago, in the distant political era of 2013, Paul Shaffer was bandleader for "Late Show with ... Shaffer cedes most of the songs to stars such as Rilo Kiley's Jenny Lewis, country singer Darius Rucker, rock legend Dion and, in a bizarre ...
Bandleader Paul Shaffer to Headline a Special Three-Week Engagement at Caesars Palace
  –  August 22, 2017
Celebrated bandleader, multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer and comedian Paul Shaffer along with his talented full band, The Shāf-Shifters, will perform an exclusive three-week engagement at the iconic Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace on select ...
Paul Shaffer takes his vintage Rock and Soul passion — as well as his old TV band — on the road
  –  June 21, 2017
The album (titled Paul Shaffer & The World’s Most Dangerous Band ... “I’ve been a fan since I saw her name listed as a composer on so many great Motown hits,” Shaffer says. “When I got to New York and started doing studio work, I found she ...
It’s Viva Shaf Vegas as Paul Shaffer hits Cleopatra’s Barge
  –  August 21, 2017
Paul Shaffer used to back Bill Murray in the lounges ... But as he recalls his days as Murray’s parodying pianist, Shaffer quickly mentions the legends who made the lounges swing in Las Vegas. “We had fun in those skits, but we also had tremendous ...
Paul Shaffer makes momentous return to Ed Sullivan Theater stage for Colbert
  –  June 20, 2017
Paul Shaffer heaped praise on Jon Batiste and Stay Human, too, calling them “Hippest Band in All the Land.” He complimented the prodigious jazz pianist for “the best noodling” across the keys that anyone could hear, from Bach to McCoy Tyner.

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