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.


happy to be at Capitol, and later this week at the Nokia for this year's Emmys telecast, with musical directors Michael Bearden, and one of my all time favorite musicians, Steve Jordan on drums.  also look out for Darryl Jones, Tom Scott, Ray Parker, Jr., Dean Parks, Lenny Castro, Mixmaster Mike, another one of my senseis Tom Ranier, and more of L.A.'s finest.  what an honor to be in such company... and to listen to Steve & Darryl's pocket!!

airing Monday 8/25 on NBC.