Photos with Kenneth Burgomaster
Composer/keyboardist Kenneth Burgomaster was raised in a musical family (his parents are both professional musicians) in Indianapolis, IN. A classical pianist from an early age, he won the Knox County Symphony concerto competition while studying piano and composition at Kenyon College in Ohio and performed Listz's Totentanz with orchestra. After graduating he spent a year in New York City scoring commercials & playing piano at the famous Empire Diner before heading to LA. Read more... Anne Dudley and others. His composing credits include three Garfield films and Hero Wanted for Sony Pictures, and over 500 episodes of television for such shows and movies as Hannah Montana, Jonas, and the Emmy-winning Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie. As a keyboardist Burgomaster has worked with Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin, Kris Allen, Carly Simon, Eddie Kramer and Poe, and has performed on The Tonight Show, Conan O'Brien, and at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. His band Back of the Hand All Stars has been playing at The Brig in Venice, CA every Tues. since 2002 and has had many great guest musicians sit in including Robbie Krieger (The Doors), Poe, Jimmy Haslip (The Yellowjackets), Angus Thomas (Miles Davis), Harvey Mason (Herbie Hancock), Jimmy Earl (Chick Corea, Jimmy Kimmel), and Dennis Rodman (Da Bulls).