Kevin Mahogany

American jazz singer

Kevin Mahogany (July 30, 1958 – December 17, 2017)[1] was an American jazz vocalist. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri. His career began in the 1990s. He was known for his scat singing,[2] and his singing style has been compared with jazz singers Joe Williams[3] and Johnny Hartman.[4] His best known work was his album It Don't Mean a Thing (1993) which he performed with Elvis Jones.

Mahogany in 2007

Mahogany died of heart failure on December 17, 2017 in Kansas City at the age of 59.[5]


  1. "Kevin Mahogany biography". Richard De La Font Agency. Archived from the original on 2017-01-17. Retrieved 2017-12-18.
  2. "Kevin Mahogany biography". Enja Records. Archived from the original on 5 February 2012. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  3. Yanow, Scott. "Kevin Mahogany". AllMusic. Retrieved 9 August 2017.
  4. Dan Emerson. "Mahogany's tribute does justice to Kansas City jazz". Pioneer Press.
  5. "Kansas City jazz singer Kevin Mahogany has died". Retrieved 18 December 2017.

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