Kenneth L. Reed

  • My nicknames are “KENI” and “THE DOCTOR OF SAXOLOGY.”
  • My instruments are: Flute, Alto Sax, Soprano Sax and Tenor Sax.
  • My instruments’ brand names are: Cannonball, Yamaha and Celilio.
  • My favorite bands or musical artists are: Tower of Power, Grover Washington and Dexter Gordon.
  • I attended Langston University, Langston, OK – Grad. 1967; and United States Army Band, 1968-2004.
  • My family includes my wife, Ursula N. Holmes-Reed, and my beautiful daughter, Joydan Kencharyta Reed, born in 1989.
  • In “real life,” I am Retired from both Southwestern Bell and from the 106th Army National Guard Band.
  • My favorite foods are oatmeal breakfast, Popeye’s and Charlie’s Chicken.
  • My favorite drinks are Diet Coke and Bottled H2O.
  • Most people dont know that: I can play clarinet.
  • The most interesting person I have met is: My intriguing wife.
  • Some musicians of note I have played with include: Grover Washington, Carmel Jones, Baby Face Willette, Bill Doggett and Ike & Tina Turner.
  • My favorite color is green.
  • My favorite comedian is Steve Harvey.