Kenny White

Saturday October 13, 2018
8:00pm
$26 public | $24 members

“ Kenny the artist, the songwriter, the troubadour, is winning hearts everywhere and often to my good fortune, joins me in concerts. It is always a gift to see him and hear him sing his amazing songs.” Judy Collins liner notes, BOHEMIAN

Hailed by reviewers from the New York Times to the San Francisco Chronicle for his “thrilling” and “unique” piano playing, Kenny White is a talented singer/songwriter and a successful NYC-based record producer. He has written, performed, and produced music for hundreds of TV and radio commercials as well as film soundtracks, and has worked with stars like Judy Collins, Merle Haggard, and Cheryl Wheeler.

Kenny White began his career in the 1970s, touring exclusively as the keyboard player for Jonathan Edwards and then with Livingston Taylor, with whom he opened Linda Ronstadt’s legendary, “Living in the USA” tour. He soon became a fixture in the NYC studio scene throughout the 1980s and 1990s, producing and arranging literally hundreds of commercials for TV and radio, beginning with “The Unsinkable Taste of Cheerios,” nearly seven years of Chevrolet’s “Heartbeat of America” campaign, and countless ads for Coca Cola. Commercial work enabled White to direct artists as renowned and varied as Gladys Knight, Mavis Staples, Ricky Skaggs, and Aaron Neville. White worked on many film soundtracks as a contributing writer/musician including Message in a Bottle, Where the Heart Is and four films by Indie-director laureate, John Sayles. Kenny also appears on dozens of recordings of other musicians, including Marc Cohn’s platinum debut.