A tambourine signed by “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” bandleader Jon Batiste and his bandmates is being auctioned by Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). All proceeds from the auction will benefit SU2C cancer research. The auction is via Auction Cause at auction website eBay (www.ebay.com/itm/201420737254).
Batiste, a native of Kenner, singer and keyboardist, made his debut as musical director of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Sept. 8. He’s a major presence on the program, leading his band, Stay Human, and interacting frequently with Colbert, who replaced longtime “Late Show” host David Letterman.