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Roxbury’s Tuffus Zimbabwe beat out 28 others to join the house band on “Saturday Night Live.’’ Roxbury’s Tuffus Zimbabwe beat out 28 others to join the house band on “Saturday Night Live.’’ (Dana Edelson/Nbc)
By Siddhartha Mitter
Globe Correspondent / October 4, 2010

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NEW YORK — Viewers of last weekend’s season premiere of “Saturday Night Live’’ who blinked at the wrong moment as the camera panned across the set might not have spotted the newest member in the house band. But there he was, a slender figure at the keyboard, dreadlocks pulled back into a ponytail: Roxbury’s Tuffus Zimbabwe, now filling one of ... (Full article: 934 words)

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