We recently had the pleasure of hosting with the legendary Paul Shaffer,  David Letterman sidekick and musical director of “The World’s Most Dangerous Band.”

He joined Ronnie Littlejohn as co-host during last Friday’s edition of Gumbo Kitchen.

Take a listen below!

About Paul Shaffer:

Paul Shaffer served as David Letterman’s musical director and sidekick for 33 years. He began his career in 1972 as musical director of the Toronto production of “Godspell.” – *The World’s Most Dangerous Band*: Paul Shaffer and the World’s Most Dangerous Band was formed in 1982 to serve as house band for NBC’s Late Night with David Letterman. The band was initially unnamed, although in early 1982 it was occasionally jokingly referred to as “The World’s Most Dangerous Band.” – *Awards and Nominations*: He received his fourth EMMY nomination for starring with Bill Murray in and being musical director for the Netflix special “A Very Murray Christmas,” directed by Sofia Coppola. – *Film Roles*: His feature film roles include Artie Fufkin in Rob Reiner’s “This Is Spinal Tap.” He also appeared in the Mike Nichols-directed “Gilda Live,” the Bill Murray movie “Scrooged,” and with John Travolta in “Look Who’s Talking Too.” – *Musical Director*: Shaffer has served as musical director and producer for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony since its inception in 1986. He led the band for the “We Are the World” finale of Live Aid. Shaffer hosted CBS’s 1994 New Year’s Eve special from New York’s Times Square and was musical director of the closing concert at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.