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.

hey so these are some things I've been involved with in the "television arena". 

ON CAMERA:

2012-2016- The EMMYS Telecast- Steve Jordan/Michael Bearden musical directors, house orchestra (also composer/arranger)

(2016 w/ special guest John Mayer)

2007-2014: Grammys Pre-Telecast- the Larry Batiste house orchestra

2003-present: "JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE"- ABC, late night (house band "Cleto & The Cletones"), composer/arranger

2002: "Prime Time Glick"- one episode ("Liza's pianist")

2002: "The Wayne Brady Show"- Touchstone, daytime (house band)

2001: "The Wayne Brady (Variety) Show" ABC prime time, house orchestra

1999-2000: "The Martin Short Show" (syndicated- KingWorld) daily house band, various sketches

1997-8 "The Drew Carey Show" (2 episodes)

1997 & '99- "Beverly Hills 90210" (2 episodes)

1988: "The Wil Shriner Show" ("The Teen Show"- house band)

 

...and these scores, among many....

(David Schwartz)

(David Schwartz)

(Leo Birenberg)

(Leo Birenberg)

(special material)

(special material)

(Lyle Workman)

(Lyle Workman)

(Jay Gruska)

(Jay Gruska)

(David Schwartz)

(David Schwartz)

(Jay Gruska)

(Jay Gruska)

(Tyler Bates/Tree Adams)

(Tyler Bates/Tree Adams)

(David Schwartz)

(David Schwartz)

(MIchael Wandmacher)

(MIchael Wandmacher)

TELEVISION