Naturally gifted with an ear for music, Kavayah Wright is a Musician, Composer, Producer, Audio Engineer, Music Consultant andEducator. He was first introduced to music by his father, Judge Milton Wright, known for his two albums in 75 and 76, Friends and Buddies and Spaced. His father’s song “Keep It Up” is well known in the UK and other parts of Europe.He gave Kavayah his first guitar at age 8 and to his amazement, Kavayah easily came up with melodies and harmonies for many of his father’s songs. That same year, young Kavayah was in the studio recording with his father and mother and that was the beginning of his passion for music.
Overtime, he became proficient in all instruments of the rhythm section leading him to play all the instruments in his creative productions. His sonic proficiency earned him a degree from New England Institute of Art in Audio and Media Production.
With years of music and audio teaching experience, Kavayah is a witness to the power of the creative spirit. He has seen firsthand how learning a percussion instrument can give a troubled child a way to express his or her emotions in a non-destructive way.
This is why he is so passionate about music therapy and sound healing.
“I understand how much we as a people are in need of healing and I have dedicated most of my more recent musical efforts to helping to educate youth about the importance of positive musical and sonic influences in their lives.”
Kavayah has traveled extensively sharing the stage with international and national artists, such as, Arrested Development, Urban Mystic, Gramps Morgan and Kymani Marley, to name a few.
Currently, Kavayah is the Entertainment Technology Coordinator for the National Youth Development Council, which is a non-profit, workforce-development organization that provides the necessary knowledge and skills to high school students who want to be involved with media production. He works as a consultant for other creative organizations that focus on audio and music production. And he also serves as the Director of sound and music for “Jobe the Musical”.
“I am thankful and honored that my gifts have beneficial effects on people and my life’s focus is to continue to be of service to the artistic community as a whole.”
Kavayah’s musical bloodline runs deep. His father’s side has internationally known musicians and entertainers while his mother’s side has accomplished performers and music educators. Both of his children are vocalist and play instruments along with their mother, Soulflower who is a celebrated lyricist, poet and soulfulness activist.
Some noteworthy family members are: R&B Hall of Famer- Betty Wright, Funk Legends-The Brothers Johnson, Grammy Award winning and Soul Train Legend Award recipients- Kool & the Gang.
** Kavayah’s artistic goals are to license his music for television including but not limited to major and independent film companies, release music and videos for himself and his artists. Most importantly he has decided to focus on promoting and facilitating his Self-Corrective Wellness System “Heal Your Rhythm” **
Kavayah is on to his next chapters in his creative story and he would like you to join him.