Kennis Jones

Songwriter, artist,
arranger, producer  

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San Diego Music Artist


 Kennis has appeared at a variety of well known San Diego music venues including the La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, the San Diego Yacht Club, Morgan Run Resort & Club in Rancho Santa Fe, and the Hallmark Galleries in La Jolla.

"Kennis is a breath of fresh air! He can reach into your heart,
 touch your soul so that you can actually feel the love he has for music." MORGAN RUN RESORT & CLUB

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Songwriter & Lyricist

 Kennis Jones is a "natural born" songwriter, a music artist whose sound is eternally new. The lyrics to his music are relavent to today's world and he delivers it to you with a voice that you will enjoy continuously.

Songwriter, artist, arranger and producer Kennis Jones grew up in Chicago, Illinois, being raised in a musical family. His father sang with Sam Cook, Al Green and performed with the "Mighty Clouds of Joy". Influenced by his upbringing,

Kennis's music is rooted in R&B, Jazz, Blues and Funk. Kennis has himself written over four hundred songs and is registered with ASCAP as a writer and publisher.

SOFTSOUL is the name of his production company.

 For 5 years, Kennis was a songwriter exclusively for Smokey Robinson. Two memorable songs were recorded, "I'm Loving You Softly" and "If We're Gonna Act Like Lovers", the latter of which was on the sound track to his hit movie "BIG TIME" starring Jane Kennedy and Roger E. Mosley.


"When I wrote music for Smokey Robinson the melodies and lyrics poured from my heart. It was an amazingly creative time for me in his presence." - Kennis Jones

Music Producer and Arranger

Drawing from a portfolio of hundreds of original songs, Kennis is poised to immerge onto the SoftSoul music scene in a big way.  

"What About Love" is Kennis's new CD.

His new album will be released in 2011.  The CD will feature ten tunes, all written, arranged, and produced by Kennis Jones. Fans will be pleased by tunes familiar and new representing the SoftSoul sounds that are unique to Kennis Jones and his eternal style. Music and lyrics that soothe the soul releasing the spiritual love inside all of us.

"We've worked very hard in 2010 perfecting Kennis's new CD. The feedback from family, friends, and fans has been overwhelmingly positive. We have enlisted many top musicians to assist us in completing this project including the talents of Jazz Saxophonist John Rekevics."

John has appeared with popular performers such as Johnny Mathis, Marilyn McCoo, the Fifth Dimension and the Temptations. He has recorded nationally on the American Gramophone label and also with several local artists. Heard frequently on movie and television soundtracks, he is a regular performer at jazz clubs in San Diego.

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