Balancing his passion and work, he simultaneously started Medicorp, specializing in medicare billing, consulting, and cost reporting service. Although his company did well, he was interested in music and did not let anything hinder it.
Music has a unique effect on mood. People love music for the same reason they are attracted to eating their favorite food and playing their favorite sport; listening to music causes the brain to release dopamine, a feel-good chemical. Whether listening to a Dolly Parton's soothing tune, a Bach concerto's thrilling music, or Puccini's soulful opera, music can transport one to an alternate reality. One person who has been creating catchy and vibrant tunes that are loved by the audience far and wide is Kitt Wakeley.
Wakeley is a seasoned musician who has been creating music from the age of 16 and has profound knowledge and experience creating good music. He is one of those passionate individuals who are aware of their career path from the beginning and are determined to achieve all that they dream of. Kitt Wakeley has been active in the music industry since 1987 and has given chart-topping album Symphony of The Sinner, which album hit Number one on Billboard's Classical Crossover Chart and Classical Chart. The album was an overall hit as its tracks Conflicted, Sinners and Saints, and Forgive Me successfully ranked number one on Billboard's Hard Rock Digital Sales.
Currently residing in Edmond, Oklahoma, Kitt Wakeley was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on July 03, 1979. He spent his childhood in Holdenville, where Jack and Linda Wakeley adopted him. He grew up in a supportive environment where his family encouraged him to pursue music without neglecting academics. So, he obtained his Bachelors in Pre-Law and Sociology and Masters in Public Administration from East Central University.
Kitt's musical journey began when EDM was strengthening its ground. It can be said that he was one of the pioneers to have created music in this genre. As he was largely self-taught, Kitt initially learned keyboard and synthesizers to create tunes. His talent for creating good music became evident his first song was released at the age of 16. His song was released on local Oklahoma radio. This success led to him writing and scoring various other regional projects. And this was just the start for him.
Knowing that there was still more to achieve, Kitt did not stop hustling. As he had just stepped into the music industry, he kept himself open to learning different skills and techniques related to music. After exploring various tunes and genres, Wakeley was finally introduced to his love -EDM. Exploring and experimenting with tunes led him to blend electronica with rock and other musical elements. During this period of self-exploration, there was one thing that he found himself coming back to, and that was orchestration.
Balancing his passion and work, he simultaneously started Medicorp, specializing in medicare billing, consulting, and cost reporting service. Although his company did well, he was interested in music and did not let anything hinder it. He released his debut album in 2013 under the pseudo-name AudioKaoz, titled "Cinematic Chaos." The album was a hybrid of rock and EDM. The album's success led him to release his second album, Midnight in Macedonia, under his real name in 2015. The album was released with the support of the Macedonian Orchestra and Choir. The album has received more than one million streams and made the Grammy ballot in four categories.
Soaring high in the music industry, Kitt released his third solo studio, Symphony of Sinners and Saints. It was recorded at the Abbey Road Studios in London. The album was created in collaboration with the Royal Philharmonic and London Voices. Wakeley's talent and ground-breaking music have been recognized by reputable and world-renowned platforms such as Grammy. The first round of Grammy ballots was in four categories; 'Best Contemporary Instrumental Album,' 'Best Arrangement Instrumental A Capella,' 'Best Instrumental Composition,' and 'Best Rock Performance.'
Wakeley has established himself in the music industry and made himself known through his excellent work. The veteran musician has bagged multiple awards over the years, including Musician of the Year and Producer of the Year by Josie Music Awards in 2020. He is also the recipient of the Indie Channel Music Awards that he won in 2021.
The musician is currently married to Melissa Wakeley and has four children, Alex Wakeley, Nikki Wakeley, stepson Austin Herd, and stepdaughter Lyndy Herd Kitt. He is all set to rock the huge crowds at Carnegie Hall with a full orchestra, postponed due to the pandemic.
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