About Kevin Eubanks
Kevin Eubanks is best known for his career as a jazz guitarist.
He is also known for being the former band leader from the famous late-night show, 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno'. The famous artist learned to play guitar at a very young age.
One of the factors which contributed to making Kevin Eubanks such a great guitarist is the fact that he was brought up in a family of musicians and artists. Eubanks is skilled in playing a number of instruments, but he chose the guitar for his career. Towards the beginning of his career, Eubanks played the guitar on the West Coast.
Kevin Eubanks Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Kevin Eubanks’s net worth?
Kevin Eubanks' net worth is around $25 million.
How much does Kevin Eubanks earn per year?
Kevin Eubank's annual income is not known, but since he is an artist based in the United States of America, his annual income is likely to be dependent on the number of shows and tours that he takes up in a year.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Kevin Eubanks?
Kevin Eubanks is 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) tall.
How old is Kevin Eubanks?
Kevin Eubanks was born on November 15, 1957. He is 64 years old as of June 2022.
Childhood And Education
Kevin Eubanks was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was brought up in a musically gifted family, wherein many of the family members were adept at playing the trombone, piano, and saxophone. In spite of learning to play a number of other instruments, Kevin Eubanks chose to become a professional guitarist.
Kevin Eubanks attended the coveted Berklee College of Music. In fact, he was also given an honorary doctorate degree by his own alma mater, which stands as a testament to Kevin Eubanks' knowledge and fame.
Family, Romance And Relationships
Who is Kevin Eubanks dating?
Kevin Eubanks is yet to share details about his romantic relationships.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
Kevin Eubanks is best known as an American jazz guitarist. He became famous for being a part of 'The Tonight Show With Jay Leno'. Before he joined the show, his post was held by Branford Marsalis. On this late-night television show, Kevin Eubanks spent a long time as the band leader and was much loved as well. However, he quit his position on the show in 2010 in order to return to touring and also to explore opportunities with record labels. Shortly after he quit this position, he started touring around the country with his band mates such as Marvin Smith, Rene Camacho, and Bill Pierce.
Being a graduate of the Berklee College of Music, Kevin Eubanks moved to New York and had the opportunity of performing with some well-known jazz artists of the time, such as Roy Haynes, Art Blakey, and Sam Rivers.
This American guitarist was also part of the Primetime Band, which was featured on 'The Jay Leno Show'. Hence, Kevin Eubanks and Jay Leno have had a long-standing professional relationship which has greatly contributed to late-night entertainment shows.
Apart from entertaining the world, Kevin Eubanks has also tried to pass on his knowledge of music by teaching at famous institutions around the world. He is known to have taught at Rutgers University, as well as places around Italy and Canada.
One of the most impressive and lesser-known facts about Kevin Eubanks and his career is that he has appeared on over 100 albums. He released his first recording with an organization named Elektra Label and was later in a long-term deal with the GRP Label, which enabled Eubanks to release four more albums. Kevin Eubanks' first track release took place when he was 25 years old.
Kevin Eubanks also has his own music label, named Insoul Music. This label was founded by the guitarist in 2001. He is also an integral part of the BMI Foundation.
Kevin Eubanks’s Hobbies And Interests
Kevin Eubanks is not only adept at playing the guitar but is also trained in playing many other instruments such as the trumpet, piano, and violin.
Other Interesting Kevin Eubanks Facts And Trivia
Kevin Eubanks grew up around two siblings named Duane Eubanks and Robin Eubanks.
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