About Kenny Seymour (NYC)
new york, NY
Introducing “A New Groove” the long awaited release by Kenny Seymour.
“Kenny is a young, gifted Musician, Producer, Singer, and Songwriter“
Harold Wheeler, Composer/Arranger/Orchestrator (Hairspray, the Wiz)
Kenny Seymour is always into a new groove and his contributions to the music industry prove itl His career as composer, arranger, producer, pianist spans all mediums that rely on music: Digital Music, Performing Artists, Motion Pictures, Television, Broadway and Off-Broadway Theatre and Commercial Jingles.
Kenny’s credits read like a “who’s who of the music business.” From Dionne Warwick and Pheobe Snow, to Angie Stone and Jordan Sparks; Yolanda Adams; Faith Evans; James “ JT” Taylor (of Kool and the Gang); Zhane; Jodeci; and Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot to name a few. Some of Kenny’s other Composing/Arranging credits include: Television -- Music Prep/Arranger on “The Singing Bee” (FOX); “BET Awards Show” (BET); “BET Honors Awards” (BET Sundays Best (BET); “Showtime at the Apollo” (NBC). Broadway/Off-Broadway credits -- “The Wiz” (La Jolla Playhouse) – Dance Music Arranger/Additional Orchestration; “Hot Feet” (Hilton Theater) (Broadway, NYC) – Synth Programmer; “Bare The Musical” (Off-Broadway) - Pro Tools Programming; “Tapfusion!” (In Development) – Composer. Motion Pictures -- As a Composer/Arranger, “Drama Mamas” (Documentary/In Production) – Composer “The Fringe” (Thalicer Entertainment) - Composer; “Bicycle Man” (Short Film) - Composer “Dorm Room Window” (Student Film) (Creative Minds, LLC) - Composer. Other composing credits include: the score for the film “Garden of Love” by Filmmaker Adisa, as well as arranging and producing the score for the musical play “Faces in the Dark” by Dr. Karen Brooks. In addition Kenny has been credited for the Keyboard and String arrangements on the song “Holding Back the Years“ from the “Love and Basketball” movie soundtrack. Throughout the years Kenny has also been a successful jingle/voice-over artist, recording over 85 jingles and voice-overs to date. Kenny’s extensive touring career has lead to numerous television appearances including: “MTV Music in High Places with Angie Stone” (DVD); “The Arsenio Hall Show”; “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno; “Vibe with Sinbad”; “The Keenan Ivory Wayans Show”; BET’s “Planet Groove”, “Soundstage Concert Series” and “Teen Summit”; “The Magic Show” with Magic Johnson; The World Famous “Showtime at the Apollo”; plus performances on MTV, VH1 and The Box.
As a vocalist Kenny recorded a single entitled “I’ll Be There”, a song intended for the award-winning movie “ET the Extra-Terrestrial”. Other vocal recordings include background vocals for Diana Ross, Sean Lennon and Roberto Carlos.