He is a songwriter, pianist, vocalist with a range spanning four octaves, and a linguist who speaks five languages. His name is Kenny Wesley. With two acclaimed projects, nine Washington-Area Music Award (Wammie) nominations, multiple collaborations and compilation features, and a slew of high-profile performances under his belt, including a 2nd prize win as the sole U.S. representative for the 2013 Montreux Jazz Festival’s Shure Vocal Competition, Kenny has firmly placed his stamp on the burgeoning modern music movement. His songs, fusing elements of funk, classical, folk and jazz, have been prominently featured on radio, film and TV – including the FOX series So You Think You Can Dance. A welcomed guest to festivals and legendary venues across the globe such as SXSW, The Kennedy Center, Blues Alley, Montreux Jazz Festival, Ronnie Scotts, The Fillmore, The Blue Note, Black Cat, Howard Theatre, Bohemian Caverns, and The Apollo Cafe, he has shared the stage with numerous artists and musicians including Alice Smith, Eric Roberson, Maysa, Vinx, Rachelle Ferrell, Stephanie Mills, Vikter Duplaix, Leela James, Federico Peña, Charnett Moffett, Frédéric Yonnet, Mino Cinélu, Debórah Bond, Kindred and The Family Soul, N’Dambi and Syleena Johnson.