11.11.11 Ben Harper performing with Tom Morello on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Fri, Nov.18

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Ben Harper performing with Tom Morello on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Fri, Nov.18

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NBC ENTERTAINMENT - PRESS RELEASES

November 11, 2011
'THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO' LISTINGS
November 11 - November 18

Friday, November 18 - Guests include Jim Parsons, Meghan McCain and musical guest Tom Morello with Ben Harper

11.07.11 Burning Spear & Joel Harper: The Time is Now!

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Burning Spear & Joel Harper: The Time is Now!

10.26.11 Leon Mobley article/interview

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Leon Mobley article/interview

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Posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 11:30 am | Updated: 11:55 am, Wed Oct 26, 2011.

By NAILA FRANCIS Staff Writer Calkins Media, Inc. |

Leon Mobley finds cultural connection in drumming

Leon Mobley’s first dream was to become an actor.

But even from birth, it seems he was destined for another career.

“If you ask my mother, she tells you that I started playing in the womb,” says the percussionist, who has worked with artists like Madonna, Stevie Wonder, Santana, The Fugees and Michael Jackson over the span of his eclectic career. “She and my father would wake up at nights after coming from the jazz clubs listening to music and I’d go off playing inside the womb.

“By the age of 4, my mother bought me a drum set because I banged and played on everything that I could.” more»