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Bandleader and songwriter Jon Batiste (born 1986) merges the past, present, and future of the New Orleans jazz sound.

The youngest son of a musical dynasty, Batiste learned his chops as a child and showcased technical prowess and outstanding stage presence from early on. Today, Batiste is a frequent collaborator who moves effortlessly between styles and genres, playing alongside everyone from Stevie Wonder to Ed Sheeran, from Lenny Kravitz to Lana Del Rey. Besides his Grammy-winning solo works, Batiste has become a prominent figure in the US-media landscape as the longtime bandleader of Stephen Colbert’s popular “Late Show”.