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Kiki Ebsen's Biography

Eclectic jazz-pop chanteuse Kiki Ebsen has a warm, relaxed, personal style of delivery that lets an audience know they're about to experience and be a part of a wonderful musical celebration. Fans worldwide singing her praises include British DJ Steve Quirk of "Fusion Flavors" smooth jazz show, who says "Kiki Ebsen is a sleeping giant in contemporary music who deserves to be heard."

Her latest release titled Kiki was produced by Grammy-winning producer Paul Brown. It's a collection of her shimmering, jazz-infused originals as well as a few well-rendered cover tunes. One of the gems on the album is a song that her father, the late actor Buddy Ebsen, wrote called "Missing You." A&E's Biography recently paid tribute to him and Kiki sang "Missing You" in his honor.

Kiki's music is featured on multiple compilations in Germany, Switzerland, Southeast Asia and the United States. Her album Kiki is set to be released in the Philippines with a new cover in Southeast Asia in late 2007. She has also performed on current releases by Colin Hay (Men At Work), Perry Farrell (Jane's Addiction), Paul Brown and Friends and Peter White ("Déjà Vu").

As a keyboardist and singer, she's had the good fortune to work with some of the best-known musical headliners in the world on tour and on TV, including Chicago, Christopher Cross, Al Jarreau, Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald. In 2006 she toured Europe with Tracy Chapman, and then came home to join Carnie and Wendy Wilson's band where she handled the Chynna Phillips vocal role on the Wilson/Phillips hits. She is currently touring the U.S. with Colin Hay from Men at Work. She has opened for Peter Cetera, Christopher Cross and Al Stewart.

Kiki's songs, which deal with the complexities of love and family, have also been featured in movies and on television including The Young and the Restless and Another World.

Kiki attended the California Institute of the Arts, receiving her BFA in vocal performance. Her previous CD Love Loud made The Muse's Muse Top 10 list of favorite records of 2002.

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