Psalmist, Songwriter, Musician, Music Clinician, Choir Leader, Producer
Minister Kenny Lewis is best described as a Psalmist, Songwriter, Musician, Music Clinician, Choir Leader (Kenny Lewis & One Voice) and Producer who also has a divine calling to rightly divide the Word of God. Kenny often speaks of himself as having one goal: to enhance the kingdom of Jesus Christ though the Word of God put to music.
As a Psalmist, Kenny currently serves as Minister of Music at St. John Baptist Church in Chicago where Dr. A. Edward Davis is Pastor and Overseer. Prior to that, Kenny served as Minister of Music at St. James Ministries where Pastor Willie James Campbell is Pastor and Overseer.
When it comes to Kenny Lewis, the songwriter, musician, music clinician, choir leader and producer, Kenny is definitely no stranger to the gospel industry. He has established himself in the ministry of music in a plethora of roles that include choral director, vocalist, writer, music clinician and producer. He has served as an instructor at music workshops held as Northwestern University, Loyola and the University of Chicago. Kenny has also shared the stage with such artists as: MaryMary, Yolanda Adams, Kurt Karr and the late Rev. Timothy Wright just to name a few.
He has written for some of today’s most established artists including: Adrian B. King and Reverence, Mark Hubbard and United Voices for Christ, Albertina Walker, and Rick Dillard and New G. Some of his accomplishments includes:
Producer: One Voice (The Bridge)
Producer: Mark Caston (Freshman Project)
Producer: Bishop Troy Gardner and The Voices of Deliverance (Self Titled)
Producer: Reggie Royal and Judah, Rescue Me (Self-Titled)
Lead Vocalist, Adrian B. King’s He’s Worthy on Well Done Project
Lead Vocalist, When The Lord Returns on Well Done Project
Lead Vocalist, Worthy of All The Praise on Mark Hubbard’s Debut Project
Lead Vocalist, Ricky Dillard’s Project Hallelujah
Producer/Song writer: Forth Coming I AM 2009 release
Kenny Lewis along with his choir One Voice garnered much success and admiration for their urban-styled debut project: The Bridge in 2002, which was released on Marxan Records. This project had a stellar supporting cast of musicians and lead vocals, with Kenny Lewis at the helm of production. Stan North of Gospelflava.com describes this project as a “rich musical buffet”. With Kenny Lewis & One Voice making their mark, the story does not end there. The group, once again under the production of Kenny Lewis, held a live recording at Chicago’s historic West Point Baptist Church. The choir was featured in the gospel play, “Work It Out,” with Malik Yoba from the hit television show, “New York Undercover.” The choir has experienced an exciting career thus far and it is quite evident that the best is yet to come.
The choir has gained a reputation of drawing standing room only audiences wherever they appear both locally and nationally. Kenny Lewis & One Voice delivers awesome ministry, filled with dramatic energy and outstanding vocal discipline. Though the ministry was birthed in Chicago, the music of Kenny Lewis & One Voice has been described as a force in music ministry that leans heavily on an East Coast contemporary style with intense vibrato, great musical support combined with solid material. Consequently, the group has been blessed to share their ministry in venues and with colleagues in music ministry. Some of these include: Six Flags Great America (2003), Chicago Gospel Annual Gospel Festival (2004), Dorinda Clark Cole Music & Arts Conference (2004), Kurt Carr & The Kurt Carr Singers, Mary Mary, DeWayne Woods, Albertina Walker, Lonnie Hunter, Ricky Dillard, Kirk Franklin, Seven Sons of Soul, Timothy Wright, Dorothy Norwood and has been interviewed by Yolanda Adams and performed on The Yolanda Adams Radio Show.
The latest hits from Kenny Lewis & One Voice included: “I Am,” “Give Thanks,” and “Victory.” The songs have been blazing the radio airwaves and the new project entitled “The Mission” dropped in November of 2009 and is available on CD Baby, iTunes, yahoomusic.com and amazon.com.