Kai Alexander


An accomplished pianist and has produced, arranged, composed and performed with notable artists in the business: Amp Fiddler, Ramsey Lewis, Slave, Omar, Bilal, Chico Debarge, Patti Labelle, Liv Worfield, Yazarah “Purple St. James”, Whoopi Goldberg and more.

Kai currently works for Fox TV's hit series "Empire" as a hand double for "Jamal Lyon" (Jussie Smollett) and Lucious Lyon (Terence Howard).  As a result, Kai now coaches Terrence and Jussie at the piano so that their shots come off perfect and if need be, steps in to shoot for them.

In 2010, Kai started his own private piano curriculum to the students of A.N Pritzker Elementary School, where he still teaches today.

Kai has worked diligently as an in-house keyboardist/producer and helped to launch the “I’m Loving It” campaign for McDonald’s in 2004. All the while, creating remixes for Beyonce, R. Kelly, Britney Spears, M.J, Alicia Keys, to name a very few and tracks for local Chicago acts. 

Kai Alexander is a graduate from Berklee College of Music ’96 and is also a North High Polar Alumni!

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The album "It Was All Just a Dream" is based on a past 12 year relationship/marriage.  Most of us know it's hard to know what keeps people together after developing a bad taste towards one another.  It gets complicated as we all know but in this record, I've put together songs about the feelings we get when you know it's over.