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a new album in honor of her dad, Buddy Ebsen,
for Father's Day from singer Kiki Ebsen


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Announcing the release of "Scarecrow Sessions" and my summer tour! 

I am so excited to be shipping my new album next week. You can order your copy in time for Father's Day by going here HERE. Many thanks to my Kickstarter supporters for jumping onboard to make this dream come true. I have two awesome local gigs coming up. My band will be playing at the Laguna Arts Festival as a prelude to the Pageant of the Masters this summer. We will perform July 29th and August 15th from 5:30-7:20pm. My tour starts in Paso Robles on June 13 and will take me all over this world. I will be playing the infamous Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN and spending the last two weeks of August in Scotland. Here is a complete list of dates. If you are interested in having me come to your town, please email me here.

A new album for Father's Day, dedicated to my dad, Buddy Ebsen  

 
The Scarecrow Sessions, is  a new record of standards inspired by the life and career of my late father. We successfully reached our goal on Kickstarter April 3rd. Just one day after his birthday. I am now able to finish this project by Father's Day June 15, 2014.
 

Check out this story from The Examiner on the whole process of the campaign and the message behind it.

Shirley Temple’s recent passing reminded me that our time is limited. We are losing iconic talents many of us grew up with. By recording these songs I hope not only to honor my father’s memory and his love of jazz, but to create a musical statement that is truly my own, connecting his past to my present in a way that will no doubt leave me forever changed.

A look into our recent recording sessions.

The project features a wonderful band including John Patitucci on bass, Chuck Loeb on guitar, Henry Hey, piano and Clint de Ganon on drums. Producer David Mann handles the sax duties while producing and arranging as well. You can pre-order your copy here to ensure delivery in time for that special Father's Day gift.

Plan your Father's Day now with  this special event in Southern California. Seating is extremely limited and net proceeds will benefit The Healing Equine Ranch (5013c) dedicated to enlightening, educating and empowering people through the natural interaction with horses. Click here for ticket information

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  • Robbie Wise

    Robbie Wise not at Bonnaroo but in TN

    My god just got the scarecrow cd and it is the best recording of the last 25 years. thank you and come and play the Ryman if you ever come down south.
    My god just got the scarecrow cd and it is the best recording of the last 25 years. thank you and come and play the Ryman if you ever come down south.
  • Dave Pruitt

    Dave Pruitt Springfield, IL

    Hi Kiki - I first heard you perform many years ago, (late 90's, with CC, at a Street Celebration in Decatur, IL), and in between shows you visited with my wife and I about Music. (We both were Music Educators, retired in 2011). You were awesome then, and listening to your new work, still carrying the dream of making the world a better place through music. You might remember us because you told us your name, and I said "Ebsen, spelled like "Jed C"? Buddy Ebsen?", and you never even eluded to the fact who Dad was! (We got home, read all your credits with "Chicago", and then found out "who" Dad was!) After watching your video clips, and listening to some of the songs on this CD, you are taking care of some childhood "growing" pains many of us endured through our early years. (In viewing the clips on the making of this CD) Your words and music show the beautiful healing that is going on....sometime it takes years. Being a jazz educator for years, I just love the sound, and the arranging of your originals. Keep spreading the gospel of "good" music to as many young kids as you can, and keep the great tunes coming for us older (@60) folks! P.S. Love horses too! Such a great thing you are doing there also. Come back to the Midwest sometime....It will cool off by fall!
    Hi Kiki - I first heard you perform many years ago, (late 90's, with CC, at a Street Celebration in Decatur, IL), and in between shows you visited with my wife and I about Music. (We both were Music Educators, retired in 2011). You were awesome then, and listening to your new work, still carrying the dream of making the world a better place through music.
    You might remember us because you told us your name, and I said "Ebsen, spelled like "Jed C"? Buddy Ebsen?", and you never even eluded to the fact who Dad was! (We got home, read all your credits with "Chicago", and then found out "who" Dad was!) After watching your video clips, and listening to some of the songs on this CD, you are taking care of some childhood "growing" pains many of us endured through our early years. (In viewing the clips on the making of this CD) Your words and music show the beautiful healing that is going on....sometime it takes years. Being a jazz educator for years, I just love the sound, and the arranging of your originals. Keep spreading the gospel of "good" music to as many young kids as you can, and keep the great tunes coming for us older (@60) folks! P.S. Love horses too! Such a great thing you are doing there also. Come back to the Midwest sometime....It will cool off by fall!
  • Curtis D

    Curtis D Phoenix AZ

    Hello Kiki. I was able to see CC and you in Las Vegas on November 16th and wanted to thank you for an amazing performance. I sat just to your right on the front row, and it looked like you were having a really good time. I was hoping that you would have performed "I Will Take You Forever" as I think it is such a beautiful song. I hope in the near future that CC and you and the band will come to Phoenix or Tucson or anywhere in Arizona, for that matter, so that I can catch your show again. Thanks again to you and CC and the rest of the band for putting on an amazing show!!!
    Hello Kiki. I was able to see CC and you in Las Vegas on November 16th and wanted to thank you for an amazing performance. I sat just to your right on the front row, and it looked like you were having a really good time. I was hoping that you would have performed "I Will Take You Forever" as I think it is such a beautiful song. I hope in the near future that CC and you and the band will come to Phoenix or Tucson or anywhere in Arizona, for that matter, so that I can catch your show again. Thanks again to you and CC and the rest of the band for putting on an amazing show!!!
  • luis rodriguez

    luis rodriguez Uruguay

    Hi Kiki, I knew you for your performances with Christopher Cross. Now , I have been listening to your songs as a soloist and I find them simply great. I have been pop music fan since I was 14(now I´m 53).I am an English teacher (ESL) When I was a teenager, I never dreamed that I would get to see those artists in public. And Christopher Cross is one of them. In fact I went to one of your concerts, the one held at Asuncion, Paraguay two or three years ago.It was great!!!
    Hi Kiki,
    I knew you for your performances with Christopher Cross. Now , I have been listening to your songs as a soloist and I find them simply great.
    I have been pop music fan since I was 14(now I´m 53).I am an English teacher (ESL)
    When I was a teenager, I never dreamed that I would get to see those artists in public. And Christopher Cross is one of them. In fact I went to one of your concerts, the one held at Asuncion, Paraguay two or three years ago.It was great!!!
  • Dawayne Bailey

    Dawayne Bailey Los Angeles

    Keek - you're funny - you're pretty - you're amazing - I love you and it was much big fun being on the road with you!!
    Keek - you're funny - you're pretty - you're amazing - I love you and it was much big fun being on the road with you!!
  • Jim

    Jim Quincy, CA.

    I remember you from way back when we were in a small band in Agoura. I'm not amazed that you became a very accomplished musician, I knew it was in you! Best to you all. Jim R.
    I remember you from way back when we were in a small band in Agoura. I'm not amazed that you became a very accomplished musician, I knew it was in you! Best to you all. Jim R.
  • Tommaso

    Tommaso Italy

    Hello Kiki...saw you in concert with Christopher Cross in Padova last sunday and to me your keyboard playing and vocals were some of the highlights of the show. Been following your career since your Red cd...quality stuff! Thanks for the music!
    Hello Kiki...saw you in concert with Christopher Cross in Padova last sunday and to me your keyboard playing and vocals were some of the highlights of the show. Been following your career since your Red cd...quality stuff! Thanks for the music!
  • Gigliola

    Gigliola Italy

    I had a great time at the concert in Forlì yesterday, you, Christopher Cross and the whole band were really great! Thanks for taking the time to talk to me after the show. Have a good time tonight in Milan. See you tomorrow night in Padova for another show!
    I had a great time at the concert in Forlì yesterday, you, Christopher Cross and the whole band were really great! Thanks for taking the time to talk to me after the show. Have a good time tonight in Milan. See you tomorrow night in Padova for another show!
  • Egbert

    Egbert Munich

    Hi Kiki, again thank you for that brilliant concert with Christopher Cross and Band here in Munich (Freiheizhalle) on Tuesday!! I really love your voice and keyboard play. And thanx for talking after the concert und signing your cd "the beauty inside"! You maybe remember: I told you I bought "RED" a couple of years ago. And you are right: I loved it, so I love your new album as well, my favourite song at the moment (from hearing it the first time) is "where did my heart go wrong?" Hope to see & hear you on stage again soon! Take care! Egbert
    Hi Kiki, again thank you for that brilliant concert with Christopher Cross and Band here in Munich (Freiheizhalle) on Tuesday!! I really love your voice and keyboard play. And thanx for talking after the concert und signing your cd "the beauty inside"! You maybe remember: I told you I bought "RED" a couple of years ago. And you are right: I loved it, so I love your new album as well, my favourite song at the moment (from hearing it the first time) is "where did my heart go wrong?" Hope to see & hear you on stage again soon! Take care! Egbert
  • Matthias

    Matthias Stuttgart

    Hi Kiki, You and your colleagues were brilliant in Stuttgart.It´s been a great concert with Christopher Cross. Thank you!
    Hi Kiki,

    You and your colleagues were brilliant in Stuttgart.It´s been a great concert with Christopher Cross.
    Thank you!