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Dynamic Vocalist & Actor from Karamu House Live at Nighttown
Featuring: Reggie Kelly-vocals, David Thomas-piano, Kip Reed-bass, & TBA-drums.
Mr. Kelly, an alumnus of Cleveland's renowned Karamu House Theater, performs a musical blend of contemporary and classical jazz. He can take a song and mesmerize you.
Mr. Kelly's accomplishments include success as a national award-winning singer, actor, director, choreographer and playwright with over 30 years of experience.
His authentic arrangements and interpretations of various artists include Kem, Al Jarreau, Frankie Beverly and the soft baritone voice of Nat King Cole. His silky soulful voice has pleased many audiences over the years.
Mr. Kelly has received critical acclaim performing leading roles throughout the tapestry of African-American musical theater classics. Some highlights include: The Wiz, Dreamgirls, Don't Bother Me I Can't Cope, The Mahalia Jackson Story, and Tambourines to Glory.
He toured Europe in The Black Gospel, starred in the touring company of Heaven's Child-The Emmett Till Story, co-starring Grammy-award winner Regina Belle, and Charnelle Brown of the television series A Different World.
A crooner, devoted to Jazz and Neo-Soul, Reggie Kelly has delighted audiences at the most respected and high profile musical venues in this country and abroad including Club Isabella; The Boarding House; The Ritz Carlton; Miss Ruby's-Shanghai China; The Bop Stop; XO's; The House Of Blues; Jazz 28; The Pine Grill JazzFest-Buffalo, NY; Phoenix Collaboration Jam-Phoenix AZ; The Sarasota Jazz Society-Sarasota FL; and he was also the opening act for Najee at the Nautica Stage-Cleveland OH.
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