About Kenyon Carter

Kenyon Carter is an Atlanta-based jazz saxophonist and recording artist recognized for his melodic smooth jazz compositions and engaging live performances. He expresses his creative and soulful style through a beautiful and sultry sound. Although unique and entirely unmistakeable, he has been compared to contemporary smooth jazz favorites like Boney James, Dave Koz, Kirk Whalum and Gerald Albright.

We did it!

We did it!
Thanks to your support, Songs for My Father is at the top of iTune’s Top Jazz Albums chart on it’s very first day of availability! Thanks so much for all you did to make this dream tribute to Dad come true!
If you didn’t have a chance to pre-order, you can purchase on […]

By |August 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Radio Interview Today!

Looking forward to chatting with Cres O’Neal in just a few minutes (1:15-2:15) about the new record! If you’re near the phone, call in and say hi! 347-677-0653

Here’s the show link:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/%2Fcres-oneal%2F2014%2F08%2F28%2Fsaxophonist-kenyon-carter&h=JAQH9bv

By |August 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What a fantastic night!

What a fantastic night! Thanks to everyone who made the CD release party such a special event. I am truly blessed to have such amazing people in my life. I could almost feel you there, Kent Carter. Thank you Tyrone Jackson, Tim Aucoin, and John David for your tremendous musicianship AND friendship!

By |August 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet the band – Christine Carter

Meet my wife, Christine Frigo Carter – Chris is my rock and my biggest (and certainly cutest) fan. She and our family and friends have been such a great source of support to me – especially over the past year. She is also the salesperson in the family – so if you are looking to purchase the […]

By |August 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet the band – Ric Stepp

Meet Ric Stepp – album art. Without much direction and with only one run through of the tracks – Ric blew us away with his work on this album design. He captured the look and feel that we wanted and exceeded our expectations. The album cover looked great on the top 10 iTunes charts. […]

By |August 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet the band – Jeff Keesee and Shawn Whitman

Meet Jeffrey Keesee and Shawn Whitman – photography. Every time we need a photo – we call Jeff and Shawn. They did great work for us on this album even coming to the studio to capture the band at work. Jeff and Shawn also took our wedding photos. Jeff and Shawn – how can people contact you if […]

By |August 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet the band – Trammell Starks

Meet Trammell Starks – production / mixing. Trammell and I have worked together on both albums (and we’re currently working on the next one). In addition to having a great ear and fantastic temperment, he is a fantastic teacher. I learn so much from him every time we are in the studio!

By |August 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet the band – John David

Meet John David- drums / percussion. John David and I have been playing music together for the past decade. He’s from Cairo, GA and was an “in demand” player on the Miami music scene playing with some of the biggest names in jazz including Arturo Sanduval and many others. In addition to being a great drummer, […]

By |August 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet the band – Tim Aucoin

Meet Tim Aucoin- acoustic / electric bass. Tim is a New Orleans native and
one of the hardest swinging cats you’ll ever hear. WAY before we started playing together, Tim was the GAJE jazz workshop clinician for the band I was in during my senior year of high school. You’re going to love his beautiful […]

By |August 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet the band – Tyrone Jacskon

Meet Tyrone Jackson- keyboards / piano. Tyrone truly is one of “the greats” and is one of Atlanta’s most sought after pianists. He wrote the super hip arrangement on The Old Rugged (instant download when you preorder) and co-arranged half of other tunes on the album. It was such a great pleasure to work with […]

By |August 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments