The Pulse of Entertainment: Jazz Veteran
Kevin Toney Releases ‘...Jazz Legacy' Album, Celebrating 50 Years in Music
(March 7, 2023) - "In this album I am uninhibited," said Jazz pianist Kevin
Toney about his newest live album release "An Evening with Kevin Toney and Friends - Jazz
Legacy". "I'm celebrating 50 years."
The "...Jazz Legacy" project offers eight
tracks and four intros. Featured on the live album with Kevin are Azar Lawrence on sax, Kamau Kenyatta on sax, and his daughter
Dominique Toney on vocals.
"We had her playing piano at eight," he said about Dominique, who is also
an actress. "Didn't know about her vocals until high school. She came home second year in college and sang a song for
me. I said, ‘Let's record!' She had me record other people's songs (covers)...I started to put her on gigs. Azar I've
known him for the last five years. We've gotten close as brothers. We get to show the world...what we have here. It's a father/daughter
Kevin Toney is also an original member of the band Blackbyrd, also celebrating 50 years in music.
A Detroit native, Toney went to Howard University in Washington, DC where his son was born.
"This is my first
live album with my name on it. I'm like a kid in a candy store," he laughed. "I was excited to record live...so
people can hear what I sound like. I haven't made a solo record for 40 years." www.KevinToney.com
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