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BIO

KENNY SEYMOUR has developed a reputa7on as a consummate professional for his crea7vity, talent, versa7lity, exquisite musicianship, and his ability to navigate a wide variety of musical styles and genres with authen7city and integrity. He has worked with many of Broadway’s top producers, composers, playwrights, choreographers, and directors, a wide variety of ar7sts in the recording industry, as well as many up and coming directors of film and television.

Currently the music director/music supervisor and arranger of the 12 Time Tony nominated hit Broadway show Ain’t Too Proud: The Life & Times of the Temptatons, some of his other credits include: music director for the Tony Award winning Best Musical Memphis, orchestrator for Broadway’s Amazing Grace, music supervisor/arranger/orchestrator for MARLEY: A Premiere Musical, music director/ supervisor/orchestrator for Carnegie Hall’s A Time Like This: Music For Change, as well as dance arranger/electronic music producer for Half-Time: The Musical, music director/arranger/incidental music for The Tallest Tree In The Forest, and music supervisor/orchestrator for Big Maybelle: Soul of the Blues.

As a composer Kenny has had his work performed by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, received a Global Music Award for Best Original Score of the independent film Talking with the Taxman About Poetry and, composed and orchestrated music for the popular interna7onal children’s language program English Egg. Kenny has arranged and orchestrated music for shows on Fox, BET, and NBC as well as the Inaugural Ball for President Barack Obama. He has performed on stages around the world, from the legendary Apollo Theatre and Carnegie Hall, to the Montreux Jazz Fes7val, working with a wide variety of the industry’s top recording ar7sts.

Kenny owes his start in the music industry to his late grandmother, entertainer Wilhelmina C. Pappy, his mother, Broadway actress Mary Seymour of Hair (original Broadway cast) and Raisin: The Musical, and his late father, Kenny W. Seymour formerly of the music group Li]le Anthony and the Imperials.

Kenny a]ended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art, Manha]an School of Music, and Berklee College of Music. For more informa7on, visitKennySeymour.com.

ORIGINAL SCORES

  • "Oya: Rise of the Orisha" - Surreal Films

  • "Yemoja: Rise of The Orisha" - Surreal Films

  • “Talking With The Taxman About Poetry” Freedom Writer Pictures - Composer

  • “Fringe” - Thalicer Entertainment - Composer)

  • “English Egg Language Series” - Wisemom Entertainment - Composer

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  • A Film Scoring Reel can be requested via email: kenny@kennyseymour.com

MUSICAL THEATRE CREDITS

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  • “Ain't Too Proud” (Broadway: Imperial Theatre) - Music Supervisor/Music Director/Arranger

  • "Half Time: The Musical" (Paper Mill Playhouse) - Dance Music Arranger/Electronic Music Producer 

  • “Amazing Grace: An Epic Musical” (Norma Terris Theater at Goodspeed) - Orchestrator 

  • "Marley: A World Premiere Musical" (Center Stage) - Music Supervisor/Orchestrator/Arranger

  • “Memphis: The Birth of Rock and Roll” (Broadway: Shubert Theater) - Music Director/Conductor/Key 1(4 Tonys)

  • “The Tallest Tree In The Forest”(KC Rep./La Jolla P.H.) - Music Director/Orchestrator/Incidental Music Composer

  • “Big Maybelle:  Soul of The Blues” (Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor) - Music Supervisor/Orchestrator/Arranger

  • “The Wiz” (La Jolla Playhouse) - Dance Music Arranger

  • “Hot Feet” (Broadway: Hilton Theater) - Synthesizer Programmer

  • “Bare: The Musical” (Off Broadway) - Synthesizer Programmer

  • “Fame: The Musical” (Coconut Grove Playhouse) - Mitchell Lee (Ensemble)

  • “The Tempest” (Delacorte Theater) Ariel (Ensemble)

  • “The Good & Bad Girls of The Bible” (Sadie Mae Productions) - Original Score

 

       

ARRANGER/COPYIST

"The 2009 Presidential Inaugural" Ball (Stevie Wonder)

“The Singing Bee” (Fox Network)

“Sunday Best” (B.E.T. Network)

“Showtime at the Apollo” (NBC Network)

“The Celebration of Gospel” (B.E.T. Network)

“B.E.T. Honors” (B.E.T. Network)

 

       

MUSIC DIRECTOR/KEYBOARDIST

 

     Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra • Dionne Warwick ● Jordan Sparks ● 98 Degrees ● Pheobe Snow

                     Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot ● Yolanda Adams ● Angie Stone ● Jodeci ● Monica ●

Groove Theory ● Faith Evans ● “JT” Taylor ● Zhane ● Tevin Campbell ● Ray Chew ● Jade

And a host of many more.

 

     Kenny owes his start in the music industry to his late Grandmother, Entertainer Wilhelmina C. Pappy, 

his  Mother, Broadway Actress Mary Seymour of “Hair” (Original Broadway Cast), “Raisin: The Musical”  

and his Father, Kenny W. Seymour formerly of “Little Anthony and the Imperials”.

Combining his talent and education with his family background, the sky’s the limit for this talented Composer.