Update Kevin Mahogany Follow

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: July 30, 1958

Kevin Mahogany - jazz vocalist

When Kevin Mahogany cut his first records in the early and mid-‘90s, he was generally regarded as a welcome anomaly: a young male jazz vocalist in a field where most of his colleagues were either women or men over 60. With a voice reminiscent of the late Joe Williams, Mahogany has since established himself as a leader and an innovator in vocal jazz”for either gender and for any generation.

Born in 1958 in Kansas City, Missouri, Mahogany grew up with the sound of Memphis and Motown as well as the ever- evolving rock and roll in the turbulent ‘60s. He studied clarinet, piano and became an accomplished baritone saxophonist, performing with Eddie Baker’s New Breed Orchestra while still in high school. His interest in singing began as a child, and continued to develop. His first organized singing was in church during his senior year in high school. At the same time, Kevin was very attracted to singers such as Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, and Eddie Jefferson. He attended Baker University in Kansas, where the industrious Mahogany founded a jazz choir. He entered the school in 1976 and graduated with a BFA in Music, English and Drama in 1981....
read more

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about Kevin Mahogany


Featured recording “Kevin Mahogany - Big Band”

Kevin Mahogany - Big Band

Mahogany Jazz
  • BUY

    Kevin Mahogany Big Band

    Zebra Records
  • BUY

    Pride & Joy

    Telarc Records
  • BUY

    Pussy Cat Dues "The Music Of Charles Mingus"

    The ACT Company
  • BUY

    My Romance

    The ACT Company
  • BUY

    Another Time Another Place

    Enja Records
  • BUY

    Kevin Mahogany

    Enja Records
  • BUY

    Songs And Moments

    The ACT Company
View Discography Page

This information is provided by the musician profile administrator or discogs.com.


There are no Kevin Mahogany events at Jazz Near You. Add one now.
Push your events to your social pages. Learn how here.
Rank: 1,661
Views: 10,259
Fans: 6
Sponsor: Nonesuch Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Reset password.

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.
Events On Demand!

Email Local Jazz Events

or search site with Google

Help improve the Kevin Mahogany profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Kevin Mahogany musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.