Kenneth Whalum III has been surrounded by a versatile musical community which have included rising stars such as Robert Glasper, Bilal, and Brad Mehldau, Sean “P Diddy” Combs, Beyonce, Fantasia, Beyonce, Joss Stone, and R&B producer Rodney Jerkins among others. More recently, he has toured across the world with R&B crooner Maxwell, playing in sold-out arenas, concert halls, and benefit concerts. Whalum can also be heard on BLACKSummers’night, Maxwell’s long awaited and platinum–selling album .Whalum’s artistic approach embraces diverse musical genres of southern gospel, soul, R&B, jazz, and classical. His capacity to traverse the human experience through a personal musical journey is evidenced by his rhythmic sensibility, soft ballads, and enigmatic playing.
Kenneth’s album, To Those Who Believe, drops this Tuesday (December 21st).