Kenn has been a professional musician for over 17 years. He is classically trained as both a pianist and vocalist. Born and raised in the River Valley Arkansas, his passion for music was discovered at a very young age in middle school in Van Buren, AR. He won numerous band and vocal awards in junior high and high school, including All-Region and All-State awards in both baritone and french horn and as a vocal tenor in Chorus. He began playing the piano at the age of 16 by picking out chords to songs he liked. Kenn went on to college as a vocal music major where he also had a scholarship as an audio engineer. It was there that his passion for performing while singing and playing the piano began to develop.
Kenn, like many other musicians/performers, cut his teeth by playing gospel music. He served on numerous church worship ministries including being paid staff in four different churches from 1997-2010.
In 2010, he joined the dueling piano circuit and in 2011 began touring and performing in various venues on a full-time basis. Armed to entertain with vocals that catch your attention, great piano chops and vast song repetoire; it is his "regular guy" attitude and "off-the-cuff" humor that made him a favorite regular performer at such venues as:
Rumrunners- Destin, FL, Panama City Beach FL and Raleigh, NC;
The Penguin (Cincinnati, Lexington, Dallas and Columbia, MO);
526 Main Dueling Piano Bar, Royal Oak, MI (Detroit)
Howl at the Moon, Ft. Walton Beach, FL
Full Moon Cafe, Tulsa, OK
Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano Bar of Little Rock, AR
Bootleggers Saloon in Lake of the Ozarks, MO
JB's Piano Bar in Joplin, MO
The Beach House in Richmond, VA
Willy D's in Little Rock, AR
Knotted Pianos, Appleton, WI;
Jack n Diane's in Greenville, SC
Red Sky Tapas in Marietta, GA
Parkbench-Buckhead, Atlanta, GA;
and The Vault in Cedar Rapids, IA.
Kenn resides in Mary Esther, FL with his faithful Alaskan Malamute, Achilles.
He is avallable to play your club or private event and competitive rates. For booking info click here.
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