Kevin Toney

Kevin Toney

CEO and Owner K-Tone Enterprises

Greater Los Angeles Area

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Kevin Toney's Overview

  • CEO and Owner K-Tone Enterprises at K-Tone Enterprises

500+ connections


Kevin Toney's Summary

- Recording Label Owner (K-Tone Enterprises)

- Recording and Performing Artist

- Author, speaker

- Music production services based in Los Angeles, CA area

- Film composer for featured films and documentaries

- Music and Book Publisher

- Music Director and Arranger for theatrical productions and musicals

- Adjunct professor at El Camino Compton College

- Member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

- Master Classes and teached universities and schools

Specialties: Pianist, Keyboardist, Composer, Songwriter, Arranger, Music Producer

Kevin Toney's Experience

CEO and Owner K-Tone Enterprises

K-Tone Enterprises

1982Present (32 years) Los Angeles, CA

CEO of Recording label, music producer, film composer, recording artist, pianist, author and speaker. Recorded 3 solo albums to date for label. Most current release is daughter, Dominique Toney - A Love Like Ours.

Writer and publisher member


Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Music industry

19802014 (34 years)

Recording Artist, Composer-Song Writer, Producer

Shanachie Entertainment, Ichiban Records, DM Records

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Music industry

19942006 (12 years)

Released nine CD's worldwide from labels of original songs, arrangements. Produced CD projects and toured the United States as a featured Jazz Artist

Recording Artist, Composer-Song Writer, Producer

Blackbyrd Productions

19731979 (6 years)

Recorded and performed with the "Blackbyrds" on Fantasy Records, Berklee, CA

Kevin Toney's Skills & Expertise

  1. Music Production
  2. Songwriting
  3. Keyboardist
  4. Pianist
  5. Composing
  6. Published Author
  7. Composition
  8. Recording
  9. Songs
  10. Studio Recording
  11. Film Scoring
  12. Jazz
  13. Band
  14. Music
  15. Concerts
  16. Original Music
  17. Vocal
  18. Music Industry
  19. Musical Theatre
  20. Music Education
  21. Documentaries
  22. Music Publishing
  23. Singing
  24. Piano
  25. Record Labels
  26. POP
  27. Entertainment
  28. Rock
  29. Music Supervision
  30. Film
  31. Bass
  32. Music Licensing
  33. Audio Editing
  34. A&R
  35. Music Theory
  36. Sound
  37. Logic Pro
  38. Audio Engineering
  39. Arranging

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Kevin Toney's Education

Howard University

BA, Music Composition, Jazz Studies


Activities and Societies: Original member and leader of the ground-breaking group "The Blackbyrds". Wrote many of their songs including "Rock Creek Park" and the Grammy Nominated "Unfinished Business"

Cass Technical High School


Grade: 12 th grade

Activities and Societies: Symphony orchestra, symphony band, jazz ensemble

Kevin Toney's Additional Information


music performance, networking, film composing, music production, speaking, traveling, cooking

Groups and Associations:

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences American Federation OF Musicians

Honors and Awards:

Who's Who In America 1998
The Blackbyrds, “City Life” RIAA Certified Gold Album,
The Blackbyrds,”Unfinished Business” RIAA Certified Gold Album,
The Blackbyrds, “Action” RIAA Certified Gold Album,
The Blackbyrds, #1 Pop Instrumental Group, Billboard Magazine, 1976
The Blackbyrds, Grammy Award Nomination “Best Instrumental Song”
Unfinished Business (original composition), 1978
The Blackbyrds, #1 Jazz Group, Record World, 1976
The Blackbyrds, NAACP Image Award, Best Jazz Group, 1977
Kevin Toney, National Endowment For The Arts Fellowship Grant for Jazz
Composition and Performance, 1981
Kevin Toney, “Keys To the City” Awards: Detroit, New Orleans,
Los Angeles

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