Free Styling with Jason K & the Groove
Set Times: 10:00 PM
JASON KAGENI, JAZZ PIANIST & KEYBOARDIST is currently working on his debut album which will feature songs from his EP and several new works.
He performed at Nazareth jazz fest, where he was the youngest performer as well. Jason just gets into a zone and thoroughly enjoys performing . He just knows he is the next Herbie Hancock.
Jason a spokesperson for “Autism Awareness Month”, recently completed a youtube video titled:
Autism is Not a Death Sentence – Jason K
“I may be Autistic but I have found my voice through music. ‘Strong Enough ‘ is my first single where I speak clearly about my living with Autism.”
Some of Jason’s influences are Prince, Bruno Mars, James Brown, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, The Beatles, Maroon 5, and Earth, Wind & Fire. His blossoming style is eclectic and he’s continuing to broaden his musical horizons
When Jason chanced upon his mother’s jazz CD collection at age 7, he began immersing himself in the different styles and sounds found within it.
At the age of 16, Jason caught the eyes of the newly formed Allentown Jazz Fest and he was invited to perform at the inaugural event as the youngest performer in the line up of 2015 along side Christian Winther, Sojourne and Dirk Quin and was invited back in 2016 along side Scott Tixier and Al Chez & The Brothers of Funk.