Carlos McKinney

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Birthday
10, 1978
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Grammy Award-winning jazz artist who played with Wynston Marsalis and produced records for many popular acts.

Before Fame

He began playing with R&B group Identity Band at the age of 12 and was a student of classical music from 1983 until 1991 at the Center for Creative Studies.

Trivia

He toured all over Europe and in Senegal, Iceland, and Turkey.

Family Life

He was the scion of a prominent Detroit jazz family and was mentored by his uncle, Harold McKinney, beginning at age four.

Associated With

He worked with many Top-40 acts of his time, including Mariah Carey, R. Kelly, and Jordin Sparks.