Composer/keyboardist Kenneth Burgomaster was raised in a musical family (his parents are both professional musicians) in Indianapolis, IN. A jazz & 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 and attending graduate school at USC. Soon he was scoring the hit show Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers and providing orchestral mock-ups & synthesizer programming for Christopher Young, Danny Elfman, Stewart Copeland, Trevor Rabin, John Debney, Anne Dudley and others for movies including Entrapment, The Hurricane, Hulk and Wonder Boys. His composing credits include three Garfield films and Hero Wanted for Sony Pictures, and over 500 episodes of television for such hit shows as Disney’s Hannah Montana, A.N.T. Farm, and multiple TV movies including the Emmy-winning Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie. As a keyboardist Burgomaster has worked with Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin, Carly Simon, Eddie Kramer, Kris Allen 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 had a 12-year stint at The Brig in Venice, CA from 2002-2014 and welcomed many great guest musicians including Robbie Krieger (The Doors), Poe, Jimmy Haslip (The Yellowjackets), Angus Thomas (Miles Davis), Harvey Mason (Herbie Hancock) and Jimmy Earl (Chick Corea, Jimmy Kimmel).

 Kenneth Burgomaster © 2015