Midwest Smooth Jazz is proud to present on Thursday, June 19th at 6:30pm, the Kevin Kelley Band at the Ozone, in Omaha, for another Smooth Jazz Thursday.
Kevin Kelley – Music Director/Drummer
Kevin Kelley is a St. Louis native who was born into a musically gifted family. His father, Archbishop Arthur L. Kelley, a musician himself, taught all his children the love of music. Kevin has studied music on many levels throughout junior high, high school and college. He is not only a professional drummer but serves in many other capacities of music such as: Producer, Mix and Recording Engineer, Live Sound Engineer, Music Director, Clinician and many other facets. Locally, Kevin is the lead sound engineer at Salem Baptist Church, as well as Music Director for Urban Omaha Entertainment. Kevin has shared the stage and/or worked with Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, The Temptations Revue featuring Dennis Edwards, Tyler Perry Enterprises, Cuba Gooding Sr., and The Main Ingredient, Shirley Murdock, Tony Bennett and many other artists. Kevin is the owner and proprietor of K2Music LLC, a multifaceted Production and Entertainment Company.
Jacob Sorensen a uniquely talented guitar and bass player has graced the stage on many occasions. Jacob has a seasoned approach way beyond his years. A few of the artists Jacob has played or opened up for are:
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The future looks extremely bright for this young and talented musician!
Ishmael “Ish” McCowan was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. A man of many talents who first started on drums and is now know by gracing the stage on keyboards. Ish has been playing keys for almost 20 years. He’s also had the pleasure of playing for many great artists in the R&B, Gospel and Jazz arenas, including sitting in with Mike Phillips here in Omaha last summer. Ishmael always adds a pleasant fusion of gospel and jazz to his sound for all to enjoy!