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Kevin Teasley

Music Director, Composer, Musician – Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Empire


Whether it be as a music director, composer, arranger, music producer or performer,

chances are you have heard Kevin Teasley's work. He is one of Hollywood’s most

multi-talented and multi-faceted creatives in the music industry today.


While he’s called Los Angeles home for the past 17 years, Kevin spent his childhood and

formative years in Hopewell, a small town 20 minutes south of Richmond, Virginia, where he

developed his love and skill for music at an early age. He then went on to study music at

Virginia Union University, earning a BA in Music (Jazz Piano and Composition) and

graduating Magna Cum Laude in 1995.


Kevin modeled his career after one of his musical icons and inspirations, Quincy Jones. Like

Quincy, Kevin defies categorization and is always stretching and blurring the lines of his

work. He constantly steps into many worlds of the music industry and is adept in multiple



Over the past fifteen years, Kevin has amassed a who’s who of recording artists/clients

spanning a wide range of eras and styles from The Jacksons, Usher, Katharine McPhee,

Empire (FOX), Star (FOX), Sofia Carson (Disney), Jennifer Lopez, Chris Brown, Tinashe,

Icona Pop, Boyz II Men, Backstreet Boys, TLC, and Keisha Cole, among others.

As founder and CEO of TONIC Music + Creative, Kevin also spends a considerable amount of

time in the studio writing and producing for his Los Angeles-based trailer and TV production

music company. His work has been featured on projects and with Hollywood brands and

studios including: Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Disney, MGM, Sony and Paramount. He

has scored and written additional music for films including ‘The Twilight Saga - Breaking

Dawn - Part 1’, ‘Let the Church Say Amen’ by producer Queen Latifah and Director Regina

King, the Amber Rose-starrer, ‘Sister Code’, ‘Stage Black’, ‘College Hill’, ‘Lil’ Kim -

Countdown to Lockdown’, and ‘DMX - Soul of a Man’.


Some of Kevin’s live concert and TV special credits include the Jennifer Lopez-headlined

DirecTV Super Saturday Night concert for Super Bowl weekend 2018, Disney's ‘Magical

Christmas Celebration’ on ABC, and Taraji P. Henson's, ‘White Hot Holidays’ TV Special on



My Panelists Sessions

Tuesday, May 8

9:30am PDT