Kevin Howard

Kevin Howard is a world jazz pianist/keyboardist, composer and producer.

Born and raised in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, now making his home in Maryland.

Kevin has received several awards which include three “Best Jazz Performer Awards” from renowned local urban radio station WAMO; the WQED Harry Schwab Excellence in the arts award; Best Jazz Performer Champions Association; and the Pittsburgh City Paper “Top Three Jazz Performers”. Kevin also with his band also served as the Pittsburgh’s WJJJ Smooth Jazz Band for more than two years, performing various events sponsored b the radio station.

Kevin has toured and served as musical director for jazz saxophone legend Ronnie Laws and most recently was the musical director for Ronnie and Debra Laws. Kevin has performed and recorded with saxophonist Marion Meadows. And has also performed with George Benson,Norman Connors, Lonnie Liston Smith and Najee. He has opened for Jonathan Butler,Cameo,Roy Ayers, Pieces of a Dream and John Legend.

Kevin has headlined concerts in Maui Hawaii, Pittsburgh Black Music Festival, National Black Caucus Convention, Vienna Wine and Jazz Festival, Parkersburg’s Jazz on the Green, Mid Ohio Valley Multicultural Festival,Havre de Grace Festival, Jazz under the Stars (Harrisburg, PA.) Billie Holiday Festival Baltimore MD., Maryland Live Casino, Blues Alley, Bethesda Jazz & Blues Club, Carlyle Club and Spaghettini (Seal Beach California) Also Kevin will perform his first music cruise “Music on the Seas” Royal Caribbean in November 2023.

Kevin has four CD’s “Random Groove”, “Collage”, “Special Edition” and “Travels”

Kevin Howard’s smooth dynamic sound, warm personality and infectious smile will have you yearning for more. Together with his band of world-class musicians, the sound you’ll experience are tantalizing, smooth, dynamic and mesmerizing. They project energy, passion and charisma in concert. That is the essence of the Kevin Howard Experience.

Kevin is a true entertainer.

Friday, Sept 15, 2023

9:00pm – Midnight
Taste of Jazz Party