Kofi Boakye is an award-winning American gospel, jazz, R&B, pop, and classical pianist out of Northeast Ohio. Boakye has been featured on CBS News in 2015 and awarded by President Barack Obama & The White House in 2014.
Kofi was phenomenal. He is so gifted & every talented. Everyone enjoyed his performance and asked if I could have him return to play for us again. I am definietly looking into when I can have that happen.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 30 - 270 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
What to Expect
You can expect to hear a great entertaining musician who can bring a great flow, beauty, and elegance to any event or program.
Kofi Boakye is an 18 year old award-winning keyboardist & multi-instrumentalist born in Akron, Ohio. Kofi has gathered musical experience from myriad venues across the United States. Although many of his experiences stem from within the U.S., Kofi has had the opportunity to refine his talents on the world stage, touring Germany and Prague.
He proved he’s as academically talented as he is musically. In 2014, the White House awarded Kofi with the “President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence” and he earned it while balancing school and his blossoming music career.
Additional Booking Notes
A table provided to place business cards and pamphlets is greatly appreciated!
For events with a professional sound technician, I request that I have a monitor on stage. The sound equipment should also be supplied by the customer unless a mutual agreement between me and the customer has occurred.
Past Booked Events
|March 14, 2018 • 11:30am - 1:00pm||Concert|
|April 21, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Jilly's Music Room | Akron, OH|
|April 02, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Ohio Christian University | Circleville, OH|
|March 25, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Pub Bricco Jazz Room | Akron, OH|
|February 20, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Gospel Meets Symphony | Akron, OH|
|February 12, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Wilbert's | Cleveland, OH|
|January 22, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Buzzbin Music Shop | Canton,OH|
Depends on event type.
Influences & Inspiration
Cory Henry, Brian Culberston, and Robert Glasper.
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