The Sounds Of New Orleans
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  • Tipitina
    Genre: Funk
    MP3 (05:20) [12.22 MB]
  • Kansas City
    Genre: Blues
    MP3 (04:19) [9.88 MB]
  • Sissy Strut
    Genre: Funk
  • Hang On
    Genre: Funk
    MP3 (04:20) [10.03 MB]
  • New Orleans In Me
    Genre: Zydeco
    MP3 (04:04) [9.3 MB]
  • Lil Sugar
    Genre: Jazz
    MP3 (07:29) [17.13 MB]
  • Buck Jumpin'
    Genre: Jazz
    MP3 (03:18) [7.54 MB]
  • Do it Like U Wanna
    Genre: Zydeco
    MP3 (03:43) [8.49 MB]
  • Be My Love
    Genre: Ballad
    MP3 (03:22) [8.79 MB]
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Biography

Kenny was born in New Orleans Louisiana. He began playing professionally with seasoned musicians at the early age of fourteen.

As Grace Le with the OC weekly wrote in a review, “ Kenny Sara is the real New Orleans deal”.

She also states that “Kenny has got a sound that will sweep you up and carry you right into the bayou”. Kenny is an entertainer’s entertainer. He and one of his bands, “ Kenny Sara and The Sounds of New Orleans”, can be seen at Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen in Anaheim California.

Los Angels Magazine describes Kenny’s playing as “ Steady but unobtrusive percussion”.

Kenny’s musical credits and commercial accomplishments are vast and diverse. He has played with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Woody Allen, Della Reese, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Henry Butler, Bo Diddley, Taj Mahal, Katie Segal, Joe Liggins, “ Papa” John Creach, Pharaoh Sanders, Plas Johnson and Bennie Maupin, just to name a few.

His Tours & Shows include the U.S. Air Jambalaya Festival, The Playboy Jazz Festival, The Cal-Poly Wine Tasting Festival, The Portland Blues Festival, The Chicago Blues Festival, The JVC Jazz Festival, The Los Angeles Jazz Festival, and The “Papa John Creach Northwestern Tour. He was the Musical Director for the National Tour of the “One Mo‘ Time” musical review and the Broadway production of “ One Mo Time” on Broadway in New York City.

Kenny’s television credits are also extensive. They include but not limited to, “Everybody Loves Raymond”, drummer for the soundtrack, Donnie & Marie- featured performer-UPN, “ Good Morning New York”, featured performed, New York Syndication, “ Charles in Charge”, featured performer, National Syndication, Bennie Maupin Quintet”, featured performer-Jazz Network/Cable Television, The Rosie O’Donnell Show”,-featured performer-Syndication, and as a featured musician/performer with another one of his bands, “ 2 Smooth” on Good Morning LA on the Fox Network. Kenny was also a co-writer on a song titled “ Steppin‘ Out Tonight” that was featured on the hit television series “ Bones”, on the episode titled “ Woman in the Sand ,” also on the Fox Network, currently in syndication. He also has another song featured on Amad Rashad’s
sports show titled NBA One on One.
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  • Members:
  • Sounds Like:
    Old School/ New Orleans R& B
  • Influences:
    Great Musicians that have paved the way for New Orleans and American Music
  • AirPlay Direct Member Since:
    11/06/08
  • Profile Last Updated:
    06/08/18 14:47:57
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