Kevin Smith

This composer, arranger and performer is the keyboardist and assistant choral director at the St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church in Gary, IN and has worked in similar capacities in Chicago music ministry for over thirty years. Kevin is also keyboardist and vocalist with The Chicago Catz rhythm and blues band, who have rocked Chicagoland for 25 years. Kevin has performed as a vocalist on recordings by Richie Havens and Ramsey Lewis. He has arranged music for Richie Havens and Chuck Mangione and has composed for late "Pops" Staples of the renowned Staple Singers.

Kevin is the owner of PROPHECY PRODUCTIONS, which specializes in music production radio, television, film, songwriting and sound design. He has composed, arranged and produced the theme music for local radio and television shows and for national campaigns for Ameritech, Coco Cola, McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Kraft General Foods and Anheuser Busch among many others. Also produced radio and broadcast material for Carter Temple CME Church, Pilgrim Baptist Church and The Community of St. Sabina Ministries and study materials for Urban Ministries Inc.

Kevin is the Musical Director for the Chicago Spirituals and an original member of the group.

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