JEFF BABKO

keyboardist/ pianist/ studio manager/ producer/ composer/ arranger/ apologetic trombonist

Jeff Babko is:

a) a piano player who also enjoys the wonders of electronical keyboards and synthesizer thingies.

b) a member of the "Jimmy Kimmel Live" house band. (Cleto & The Cletones).

c) a freelance "session guy".

d) longtime touring musical director and pianist for 'funny man' Martin Short.

e) a native of Southern California.

f) a lover of coffee.

g) usually blondish.

  crux.   2012    w/ Matt Chamberlain, Mark Isham, Tim Young, Tim Lefebvre, Gene Coye, Ben Wendel, Andrew Synowiec, string quartet Songa Lee, Alyssa Park, Tim Loo, Caroline Buckman.   mixed by  Andrew Scheps , mastered by John Paterno, recorded by Talley Sherwood  Tonequake Records 2012   click here to purchase crux.

crux. 2012

w/ Matt Chamberlain, Mark Isham, Tim Young, Tim Lefebvre, Gene Coye, Ben Wendel, Andrew Synowiec, string quartet Songa Lee, Alyssa Park, Tim Loo, Caroline Buckman.

mixed by Andrew Scheps, mastered by John Paterno, recorded by Talley Sherwood

Tonequake Records 2012

click here to purchase crux.

  "BAND OF OTHER BROTHERS" CITY OF CRANES Ear Up Records 2016   jb, Jeff Coffin, Will Lee, Keith Carlock, Nir Felder recorded & mixed by Niko Bolas at Blackbird Studios, Nashville   https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/bandofotherbrothers

"BAND OF OTHER BROTHERS" CITY OF CRANES Ear Up Records 2016

jb, Jeff Coffin, Will Lee, Keith Carlock, Nir Felder recorded & mixed by Niko Bolas at Blackbird Studios, Nashville

https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/bandofotherbrothers

  CROW NUTS 2015  w/ jb, Tim Lefebvre, Tim Young, Louis Cole also feat. Daniel Rosenboom, David Ralicke, Alex Budman. recorded/mixed by John Paterno.  see "buy Crow Nuts on vinyl" on this website to purchase.

CROW NUTS 2015 w/ jb, Tim Lefebvre, Tim Young, Louis Cole also feat. Daniel Rosenboom, David Ralicke, Alex Budman. recorded/mixed by John Paterno.  see "buy Crow Nuts on vinyl" on this website to purchase.

  Mondo Trio, 2006    w/ Vinnie Colaiuta, Jeff Coffin   recorded & mixed by  Niko Bolas   AbstractLogix   click here to purchase Mondo Trio

Mondo Trio, 2006

w/ Vinnie Colaiuta, Jeff Coffin

recorded & mixed by Niko Bolas

AbstractLogix

click here to purchase Mondo Trio

  Broject (Featuring Toss Panos), 2004    w/ Toss Panos, Mike Landau, David "Fuze" Fiuczynski, Mike Elizondo, John Daversa, Albert Wing, Dan Lutz, Toshi Yanagi   mixed by  Michael Landau  (and Simon Phillips)  Let's Music! Recordings   click here to purchase Broject

Broject (Featuring Toss Panos), 2004

w/ Toss Panos, Mike Landau, David "Fuze" Fiuczynski, Mike Elizondo, John Daversa, Albert Wing, Dan Lutz, Toshi Yanagi

mixed by Michael Landau (and Simon Phillips)

Let's Music! Recordings

click here to purchase Broject

albums co-led with others...

  Shogun Warrior "Plays For Lovers", 2011    w/ Mike Elizondo, Toshi Yanagi, John Daversa, & Toss Panos   (cover art Peter Himmelman)   click here to purchase Shogun Warrior Plays for Lovers    

Shogun Warrior "Plays For Lovers", 2011

w/ Mike Elizondo, Toshi Yanagi, John Daversa, & Toss Panos

(cover art Peter Himmelman)

click here to purchase Shogun Warrior Plays for Lovers

 

 w/ Simon Phillips   Vantage Point, 2000    Click here to purchase Vantage Point

w/ Simon Phillips

Vantage Point, 2000

Click here to purchase Vantage Point

  "The Generosity Water Project" 2009    co-produced by Jeff Babko & Dan Lutz    w/ Sheila E., Queen Latifah, George Duke, Larry Carlton, Kirk Whalum, Kenya Hathaway, Raul Midon, Greg Phillinganes, Steve Lukather, Gretchen Parlato and more

"The Generosity Water Project" 2009

co-produced by Jeff Babko & Dan Lutz

w/ Sheila E., Queen Latifah, George Duke, Larry Carlton, Kirk Whalum, Kenya Hathaway, Raul Midon, Greg Phillinganes, Steve Lukather, Gretchen Parlato and more