MoMM@Home: The Musician's Mind with Guest Kamau Kenyatta
Air Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 @ 3:30 PM (Pacific)
Executive Director Carolyn Grant joins musician, educator, and GRAMMY-Award winning producer Kamau Kenyatta for a look into his musical perspectives.
Pianist and saxophonist Kamau Kenyatta is known as a composer, performer, producer, educator, mentor and much more.
Originally from Detroit, his versatility comes from his early exposure to a vast array of musical styles. This talented performer-composer-arranger-producer has worked with jazz greats such as Hubert Laws, Earl Klugh, and Patti Austin.
World tours have taken Kamau to over 20 countries and include stints with Donald Byrd, Jesus Christ Superstars’ Carl Anderson, The Supremes, New Kids On The Block and 90s hip-hop groups Silk and SWV.
Kenyatta's protégé Gregory Porter won Best Jazz Vocal Album at the 2014 GRAMMY Awards for Liquid Spirits, an album Kenyatta produced.