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Jon Batiste, Band Leader For Colbert's 'Late Show'

Batiste, the musical director for 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,' sits at the piano and demonstrates his "everything in the pot" style of playing. He tells Terry Gross about his influences — from Thelonious Monk to Bach. Batiste's new album is 'Hollywood Africans.'

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