Kenny Lattimore Foundation to host local music program
Partnering with View Park Elementary
OW Staff Writer | 1/10/2019, midnight
The Kenny Lattimore Foundation and featured talents Annale’, known for her Billboard charting radio hit “Roses” and 21-year old classically trained pop pianist, Reyna Roberts. will present a night of music on Jan. 27 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
Lattimore is expected soon to announce the partnership and launch of the pilot programs with its Los Angeles partner, ICEF View Park Preparatory Accelerated Elementary School and the Washington D.C. partner, Sousa Middle School. The Washington D.C. pilot program launches first, in the Spring of 2019 and Los Angeles pilot program commences this fall.
Lattimore, a native of Washington, D.C. with accolades ranging from Grammy nominations, Stellar and NAACP Image awards nominations, said he wants to share music education, resources and knowledge via access to musical training to underprivileged students. He has previously worked with Teach for America and the United Negro College Fund and is striving to help bridge the gap in arts education and provide music resources to students.
With a career spanning two decades, highlighted by his 1996 breakthrough single, “Never Too Busy”, followed by “For You” and “Love Me Back”, Kenny Lattimore’s influence of jazz, funk, gospel and R&B and touched people around the world. His latest single, “Stay on Your Mind,” recently climbed to the #7 UAC Billboard Chart, while still maintaining strong radio rotation around the country. While he continues to tour and give back a little ‘soul’ to audiences, his heart lies with giving back to future musicians and singers.
Visit www.KennyLattimore.com for tickets. To request detailed information regarding the music and arts programs in both Washington D.C. and Los Angeles and how to join as a Music Sponsor, send inquiries to info@KennyLattimoreFoundation.org.