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Ethan Kent

 

 

Ethan Kent-Bio

Dallas, TX—Ethan Kent is a new voice in gospel music. He’s a singer,

songwriter, producer, and worship leader from Dallas, TX who has accumulated

fifteen years in music ministry and has developed a style and skill that is

invigorating and eclectic.

Ethan’s inventively multifarious style to his artistry has captured the attention of

the Christian music industry and music fans. “It’s all about committing to being a

student first,” Ethan explains. “The eclectic and edgy style is reflective of the

types of music I listen to and study. If you were to scroll through my iTunes

library you would find just about every genre of music that there is: Jazz, Gospel,

Soul, R&B, Pop, Hip-Hop, Rock, Classical, and even some Country. I make a

deliberate effort to learn something from each genre and implement it in my own

musical approach.”

“I am very much influenced by other singer/songwriters who are also producers:

Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Andre Crouch, Kirk Franklin,” he

shares. “I spend time studying their works, and exploring their song stories. Most

people listen to a good song, and just hear a cool beat and great melody, but I

like to know how the song came about, how it was recorded, and how it was

engineered. The greatness is in those little details.”

Ethan’s debut project WORK IN PROGRESS releases soon on his own Tonic

Blueprint label via Central South Distribution. This much anticipated project

moves in a different vein musically, merging gospel, R&B, rock, and pop with

refreshing themes and conversational lyrics that will inspire people of all ages.

His Top 30 Billboard Gospel Radio single, “My Hope Is In Glory”, is an

inspirational anthem set to a steppers groove that is setting the tone of a new

wave emerging in gospel and motivating listeners to live life with eternity in

mind. His edgy urban and pop influences can be heard on the title track “Work In

Progress” while creatively orchestrated horns and piano work are intertwined

throughout the entire project.

A lyric in one of Ethan’s songs says, “a work is used to define, someone’s stance

their state of mind, a work can stand the test of time, and always be

remembered”. Work is symbolic of the art form of music, the effort it takes to live

a life committed to God, and the boldness it takes reach and influence others in

order to build the kingdom of God. In Progress is symbolic of being imperfect,

but a having a willingness to grow and move forward in every area of life.

“Through WORK IN PROGRESS, I want listeners to see me putting forth by best

effort to walk out my salvation–living the gospel that I sing about,” Ethan

expresses. “When people look at my life and music I want them to be inspired to

live, and grow into what God has called them to be.”

 

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