25, 1943 in Luzern Switzerland. At the Jazzschule Luzern he studied piano, notation and composition. In 1974 he formed the legendary band Shivananda, which until 1984 held a top position inthe jazz-rock scene in Europe. Many extended tours, three albums and numerous international festival- and tv-appear-ances gained the band their singular reputation.
In the studio-scene, Kurt Baebi was much in demand as a key- boarder, sounddesigner and keyboard programmer. For the third Shivananda album «COMEBACK» he acted as producer, engineer, bandleader, composer and musician. From 1989 until 2006 Kurt Baebi, for his label CSST Production, produced six solo CDs as composer, arranger and musician under his own name. As a producer, guest-musician, sounddesigner or keyboard- technician he was involved in various kinds of international studio-, tv-, movie- and live-productions.
Studio-Productions: SAGA / EUROPE / STRANGE WAYS / GIORGIO MORODER CHICO HABLAS / JOE ZAWINUL / UDO JUERGENS / RENATO ANSELMI / BO KATZMANN / KEISER TWINS / PHIL CARMEN etc. TV-Productions: SHIVANANDA / PHIL CARMEN / STEVE GADD / CURT CRESS IAN BAIRNSON / STANLEY CLARKE / HERMANN WEINDORF etc. Festivals: MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL / ANTWERPEN JAZZ FESTIVAL SAN SEBASTIAN JAZZ FESTIVAL / PARIS MUSIC FESTIVAL LE CASTELLET FESTIVAL RIVIERA / ZUERICH JAZZ FESTIVAL etc. Live-Productions, Events: JOE ZAWINUL SYNDICATE / BILL EVANS / BLUESMAX ERNIE WATTS / SCREAMIN’ JAY HAWKINS / M.
BADRENA EDDIE HARRIS FUNK PROJECT / THE BOBBY BIRD SHOW BRIAN BROMBERG GROUP / TERRY AND THE HOT SOX’S AND ALL BECAUSE THE LADY LOVES / SWEET / JUST TWO ANDREAS VOLLENWEIDER / HAENS'CHE WEISS ENSEMBLE LES McCANN & HIS MAGIC BAND / GIORGIO CONTE TRIO WALTER WOLFMAN WASHINGTON / BILLY COBHAM BAND SCOTT HENDERSON / RONALD MULDROW / GARRY WILLIS GERALD VEASLEY / HAZY OSTERWALD SHOW / ZUERI WEST MAX LAESSER’S ARK / THE END / BENNY REHMANN SHOW / TRILOK GURTU - JOE ZAWINUL etc. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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