For the past 6 years Kai has worked on the hit series "Empire" as a musician, producer, coach and an, 'on camera specialist'. Kai worked closely, on and off camera, with Terrence Howard, Jussie Smollett, and Trai Byers. Needless to say, Kai Alexander was a valuable member of the music team and a confidant to the entire cast & crew.
An accomplished pianist and a Berklee graduate of 96 (Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Film Scoring) Kai has produced his own albums, arranged, composed, coached,, performed and/or recorded with some notable artists in the business: Amp Fiddler, Ramsey Lewis, Patti Labelle, Sheila E., John Blackwell, Terrence Howard, Jussie Smollett, Slave, Omar, Bilal, Chico Debarge, Liv Worfield and more.
In 2010, Kai started a private piano curriculum to the students of A.N Pritzker Elementary School, where he currently guides and instructs those interested in learning more. (Kai Alexander School of Music)
In the past Kai worked tenaciously as an in-house keyboardist/producer and helped to launch the “I’m Loving It” campaign for McDonald’s in 2004. Also, creating remixes for Beyonce, Britney Spears, M.J, Alicia Keys and more!
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Kai is always working up new songs and ideas. A new project is in the works for him and since a few months ago, has rebuilt his studio with the help of friends and looks forward to releasing his new sound soon.
His latest release of "Step Now" has become a staple record for some people here in Chicago.