Kenny has been performing professionally for 19 years in the regional music industry as a freelance sessionist for countless of international & local bands ranging from rock, fusion, pop, jazz, ethnic, oldies and beyond! As an independent drumming artiste, Kenny has also performed for numerous local celebrities in major entertainment venues. He has performed in many international music festivals and collaborated with various international artistes/groups from US, France, Brazil, Republic of Czech, Italy, Norway, China, Australia, UK, Sub-Continent and of course SE-Asia.
Kenny is an international level endorser with Canopus Drums (Japan) Vic Firth drumsticks, Kelly SHU Pro, Sabian Cymbals, Axis Pedals and HART Dynamics (US). Kenny has been knowned by many as an extremely hardworking musician who is not afraid of challenges and doing things out of the "norm". In late 1999, he decided to make a huge difference in his drumming career, apart from the usual performances for artistes & teaching, to be the first ever drummer in Singapore to conduct drum clinics in United Kingdom, Sub-Continent, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan and Indonesia.
In early 2009, Kenny was accepted as a member of the Professional Drummers Guild of America alongside great world Class drummers across the globe including Dom Famularo, Kenwood Dennard just to name a few. Kenny is also a member of Hudsons (Teacher Integral Program) & Vic Firth (Private Drum Teacher) in the US.
Besides Kenny's band performances and clinic invitations, he has also been invited to a number of SE-Asia's top and prestigious music colleges such as International College of Music (Malaysia) an alumni of Berklee College USA, National University of Singapore (NUS), Academy Seni Kebangsaan ( Top music colleges in Malaysia), National Institute of Education (Singapore) and Institute Music Indonesia (IMI) currently the No.1 music institute in Jakarta.
For more info on Kenny, visit his website at www.kennyhoganumi.com