Born: Aug 26, 1960 AD
Currently alive, at 54 years of age.
1960 - Born on the 26th of August in Breaux Bridge.
1980 - He began his professional career playing with Art Blakey's big band, Clark Terry, and Blakey's Jazz Messengers.
1982 - He played with his brother Wynton's group, then left to play in Sting's backup band.
1985 - He appeared at Live Aid as Sting's only accompaniment and later joined by Phil Collins.
- He joined a backing band for rock star Sting on recording the album The Dream of the Blue Turtles
1986 - He set up his own group.
1992 - He signed on as bandleader for Jay Leno's version of The Tonight Show.
1995 - He was musical director of the Tonight Show Band.
2005 - He announced on the 6th of December, plans for a Musicians' Village in New Orleans.
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