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Los Angeles Now has Authentic New Orleans Music

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Kenny Sara and the Sounds of New Orleans

Kenny Sara & The Sounds of New Orleans is four piece band that plays New Orleans based music ranging from New Orleans Jazz and straight ahead Jazz to New Orleans R&B, 70′s & 80′s funk. They have been an entertainment fixture at Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen in Downtown Disney for more than a decade.

Kenny Sara and the New Orleans Vibes

This band brings educational presentations to schools, spotlighting New Orleans music and culture. “We cover the full range of differences between styles. For example; how an uptown musician plays versus how the downtown musician plays.” This five piece band is available for special educational events for all ages, from Elementary Schools to Colleges and Universities.


This is a two piece ensemble that consist of Keyboards, Drums, Vocals. This group was also featured on Good Day LA, which is the number one morning talk show in Southern California. “I would say 2 Smooth brings that small party good time to your house party, small concert event. We not only play New Orleans Music, we play classic Jazz Standards as well as Rhythm & Blues or whatever your occasion will need musically”.

Kenny Sara was mentored by one of the greats, New Orleans Drummer Earl Palmer.

“If it don’t groove, it won’t move the people”

Earl Palmer

We live to make your body move! That is the New Orleans Sound”.

Kenny Sara

If you have a record or a live event that needs that New Orleans Sound –

“Steady but unobtrusive percussion” – Los Angeles Magazine

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Download Newly Released Singles

These are selected singles that were reviewed by you the customer. By popular demand, we have made them available as singles that you can now purchase on this site. Sample them!


CD’s for Download or Delivery

kenny-sara-home-final_cd-babyYou can go to cdbaby to check more of our New Orleans music.. CDbaby will also deliver your hard copy CD by mail.


Production services and recordings are available. We can contract your recording sessions and music events. We bring that New Orleans sound to your project. We can supply a rhythm section or whatever music theme you have in mind.

Free Production Consultation!

Kenny Sara can bring that New Orleans Sound to your next project

Call Kenny @ 626.794.3788 or follow this link to inquire about your producing needs.







Kenny Sara began his professional career in 1972 at the age of 14.

“My first drum I received when I was 6 years old was a snare drum that was in lay -a- way at a pawn shop on Rampart Street. I would take the bus once a week with my mom to look at that Blue snare drum on display in the pawn shop window to make sure no one would buy it”.

Now 45 years later the New Orleans’s dreams are Kenny reality playing with the likes of…

“ Kenny Sara is the real New Orleans deal ” Grace Le | OC weekly

Contact Us

Need to contact Kenny for a Booking or a Production Session? Send him an email and he'll get back to you, asap.