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The first original song from Kevin, a MyStudio exclusive. Kevin Casenhiser, (KC Blues), was born on December 5th 1992, in Mesa, Arizona. He has been playing the guitar since he was six years old and has been playing live since he was eleven. Kevin is now 16, and some of his musical influences include Stevie-Ray Vaughan, Walter Becker, Billy Gibbons, Freddie King, Oscar Peterson and his personal favorite, Eric Clapton. His favorite band of all time is Steely Dan. Kevin describes his music as a "Bluesy-Jazzy Funk-Rock that goes to "11"! Kevin performs solo or with his 5 member band, which consists of drums, bass, keys, sax, and Kevin on the guitar. As a solo artist, and with his band, Kevin has performed over 100 shows and festivals throughout Arizona, Minnesota, Florida and Colorado, and has done numerous benefits. He has also won numerous awards. In January of 2006, 13-year-old Kevin won 2nd place in the “Chandler Center for the Arts Teen Competition”. In November of 2006, Kevin made it to the finals with the KC Blues Band in the “Arizona Blues Showdown”, at the famous Rhythm Room in Phoenix. In December of 2006, Kevin won Alice Coopers annual "Proof is in the Pudding" solo contest, and as a result he was invited to do a solo performance at the Dodge Theatre in Phoenix, AZ in front of 6,000 people. The KC Blues Band was named “Performer of the Year” for 2008 at the Phoenix Music Awards. And most recently, Kevin was declared the winner of the 2008 “Arizona Drug Free Super Star Search Competition”, sponsored by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. Kevin continues to improve musically and lives by the motto "The Blues are the Roots, the Rest are the Fruits". The KC Blues band also released their debut album “Perfectly Toasted Blues” in early 2008. The sky is the limit for this promising young artist. Distributed by Tubemogul.