, the American musician best known as the drummer for The Police, arriving at the Ed Sullivan Theatre
in New York for a taping of The Late Show
with David Letterman
. Copeland waved to fans and reluctantly posed for photographers before heading straight into the studio.
Ranked by Rolling Stone magazine readers as the fifth greatest drummer of all time, Copeland began composing movie soundtracks during The Police's hiatus in the late 1980's and 1990's. He created music for 'Wall Street', Highlander II: The Quickening', 'Taking Care of Business' as well as television shows 'The Equalizer' and 'Dead Like Me'