RAVENSCROFT CONCERT SERIES – Myron McKinley
This concert is co-sponsored by Ravenscroft Pianos. To learn more please visit their website here: https://
“McKinley has a clear vision for his own creative expression, but more importantly, he has a clear vision for providing a necessary impetus to shatter the boundaries and stimulate the evolution of jazz.” – JazzHQ
Myron McKinley, of Los Angeles, CA. is a recording artist, pianist, producer, songwriter, programmer, and film score composer for large box office films and television shows. Born and raised in Los Angeles and a University of Southern California alumni, McKinley began studying Jazz and Classical piano at the tender age of three.
He is known for his contagious energy and fire on stage that captivates the audience in amazement. A true perfectionist who has a long list of working with the best in the industry McKinley has toured with Grammy award winner Whitney Houston (World Tour), Kenny Lattimore (For You, World Tour), Stanley Clarke, En Vogue (World Tour), and has toured as the Musical Director for Philip Bailey (Japan Tour), Cherokee (Polo Tour), Doc Powell (Smooth Jazz Tour), Shai (World Tour). He currently, for the last twelve years, serves as the Musical Director for Grammy award winners and pop music giants Earth, Wind and Fire while touring with his own incomparable band, The Myron McKinley Trio who have performed multiple times in Carnegie Hall. McKinley has Written, Co-Written and or Produced songs for Stanley Clarke, Doc Powell, Silk, Vesta, Philip Bailey, Cherokee, Howard Hewitt, and Earth, Wind and Fire’s For their Christmas album “Holiday” just to name a few.
McKinley has scored, programmed and or Performed cues for such films as “Undisputed”, “Red Sneakers”, “Static Shock”, “Soul Food”, “Romeo Must Die”, “The Best Man”, “Funny Valentine”, Steve Harvey’s “Think Like A Man”, “Identity Theft”, “Shaft”, “The Godfather of Harlem”, and the uplifting romantic comedy “Holiday Rush”. Also, Myron McKinley is extremely excited for his highly anticipated Solo Debut Project “Sound Alchemist” which was released in 2022. While touring all over the world with Earth, Wind and Fire and his trio, McKinley has also been recording. Don’t miss seeing this one of a kind performance in Ravenscroft Hall!
Featured musicians include:
Myron McKinley– Piano & Keyboards
Ian Martin– Bass
Stacy Lamont Sydnor– Drums
Morris O’Connor– Guitar
Crystal Starr Knighton– Vocals
For the Ravenscroft Concert Series, doors open at 6pm, followed by the performance beginning at 7:30pm. Choose from a fine selection of wine, craft beers, and catered dinner options for purchase before the show. No food or drink will be permitted inside of Ravenscroft Hall.