A graduate of USC’s Jazz Studies program, Kenton Chen has shared the stage with Sheryl Crow, Sara Bareilles, Stevie Wonder and many more. He opened for Ben Folds on his national “Lonely Avenue” tour. Kenton first gained national attention as music director for The Backbeats, finalists on Season 2 of NBC’s The Sing-Off.
Kenton continues to perform his own music, teach, and perform with other artists, most notably, Katy Perry, Scary Pockets and Post Modern Jukebox.
Kenton enjoys teaching because he loves giving people the tools to fully express themselves, and to foster the next generation of artists to their full potential. There is so much talent here at Coast Music!