With studies at Queens College NYC, the Juilliard School and the Brooklyn Conservatory Of Music, you are assured of a first class educational experience. When you couple that with someone that has been on the road with some of the top names in the music business and knows their way around a high tech recording studio environment, you get a very unique and exciting lesson experience. Kenny Keys , a name given to him by one of his former employers rap mogul Russell Simmons, is a dynamic, creative and well rounded professional musician with over 20 years of teaching experience. Growing in Queens NYC and later moving to VA Beach VA and now a resident in the ATL area, Kenny Keys has work in almost every genre of the music industry from Gospel, R&B, Jazz to Hip Hop. "I am well versed in Music Theory and Sight reading. "
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You expect to have loads of fun in my state-of-the-art recording and teaching facility. there's never a dull moment. The student is constantly moving from computers instructional programs to acoustic instruments and synthesizers. We teach the full range of musical styles from POP, Gospel, Jazz and R&B and some lite classics too.
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Waiting room, teaching studio, piano, teaching studio seating for parents
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I have a fully equipped state of the art digital recording and teaching facility in my home. My two car garage area has been professionally convert and treated for sound. I employ full use of the available music high tech equipment and learning programs including MUSIC ACE, Seth Riggs's The art of speech Level singing. i have both acoustic piano and an array of electric keyboards and virtual instruments stored in my IMAC 24 computer.
I am the Music Director and Production Manager for this hit Comedy stage play called I NEED A MAN written by the legendary playwright MIKE MATTHEWS. The play is currently having a run in Detroit and I will be producing it here in the ATL 2016. Among my many duties, I will be responsible for hiring the band teaching all of the song selections, training the soloists and choir.
Kenneth is a talented and professional music artist, director and producer. He has performed nationwide as both an Organist and Pianist and his talents and experience have led him to work with such well-known names as, Shirley Caesar, Earl Bynum and Kurtis Blow. As full time Music Director, Producer and Owner for KR Music Studio, Kenneth is responsible for leading the way in quality musical endeavors, producing and directing, innovative and demographically diverse music for a large variety of clientele. Kenneth has proven himself to be a passionate and experienced asset to the music industry at large.
I preside over the entire music department of this 100 year old historic Baptist church in the heart of Atlanta Georgia. it is ATL's second oldest church. However everything about us is new and contemporary with state-of-art sound and video equipment and a young pastor who is a graduate of MOREHOUSE UNIVERSITY. I train all 4 of the singing groups at the church including the youth choir and church band.