-Los Angeles Magazine lauded him for his “steady but unobtrusive percussion” — words every drummer wants to hear. Sara and the Sounds of New Orleans play New Orleans music with flair and authenticity. You can find their latest CD, “Bootin’ It Up New Orleans Style,” on CDBaby.com.
These are reviews written over the years about Kenny Sara, The Sounds of New Orleans, New Orleans Vibes. You can also listen to a audio interview with a Student Reporter for a student magazine On The Road with Music Express.
Fat Tuesday is all about Mardi Gras, New Orleans and Jazz! Orange Kellin’s New Orleans Blue Serenaders featuring Vernel Bageris brings talent fresh from Broadway. These seasoned performers will thrill listeners with sounds of the Big Easy, New Orleans. From the Broadway production of One Mo’ Time, music arranger and clarinetist Orange Kellin brings a […]
A captivating blend of New Orleans jazz, Cajun, Zydeco, and R&B are the hallmarks of this wonderful group. Close your eyes and you will swear you are sipping on a Mint Julep on Bourbon Street. Kenny Sara has been performing for years honing his craft with such luminaries as Herbie Hancock, Bo Didley, Della Reese […]
By John Sollenberger With summer coming to a close, it’s time to bid farewell to some of Pasadena’s hot-weather institutions. That includes music at the Levitt Pavilion, which hosts one of the top free concert series in Southern California. The last weekend of the season starts to wind down Friday night with the big sound […]
-We had dinner at Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen. The grandmas watched the boys that night, and DH and I got to enjoy a leisurely dinner. Kenny Sara and his band were playing, and they are really good! The night that we were there, someone put in a request (there’s a tip bowl in front of […]
Posted: Monday, May 4, 2015 9:47 pm | Updated: 11:33 pm, Mon May 4, 2015. Adrian Danganan, Lifestyle Editor | 0 comments Soft jazz sounds and delectable aromas filled the Rose Garden and Aratani Japanese Garden at Cal Poly Pomona’s eighth annual Southern California Tasting and Auction. Hundreds of guests were treated to food, beer […]
New Release from New Orleans Drummer Percussionist, Vocalist Kenny Sara. Drummer Time is the latest musical creation from Kenny Sara that features fifteen songs and spoken word, all cooking, grooving music with that New Orleans “Second Line Beat”. “I wanted to write some music that talks about the times we’re living in, where as I […]
Review received on 6-9-2015 at 4:36 pm (PDT) OUTSTANDING!!!!! Kenny and band played my 50th birthday party and they were outstanding. They were on time, the music was studio quality jazz with at taste of New Orleans and they did not become the focus of my party as requested. I loved everything about Ken, […]
Saturday Nov. 4 2015, Kenny Sara & The Sounds Of New Orleans made their debut in Altadena. This show was standing room only, as the Altadena community got to witness a culture of good time music by Kenny Sara and his band. “We had a wonderful time. we will return again this year, with promise […]