Background Singer Kevin Owens to Release New Book “So Amazing” This Fall 2013

Kevin Owens - so amazing



Compelling Memoir Takes a Look at Life in the Music Industry through
The Eyes of KEVIN OWENS who toured with the iconic LUTHER VANDROSS for over Two Decades as one of his key Background Singers

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, August 1, 2013 – Over seven years in the making, SO AMAZING: Through The Eyes of Kevin Owens (My 32 Years On The Road With Luther Vandross and Ray, Goodman & Brown), a compelling new memoir written by R&B singer KEVIN OWENS, makes its highly anticipated book release debut this Fall. The book chronicles 23 years of Owens’ own musical experience on stage and behind the scenes with international superstar singer/songwriter and 8-time Grammy® Award-Winner LUTHER VANDROSS. Known for his signature falsetto vocal range, Owens provides an inside look at how Luther selected his entourage, handpicked production personnel, created his costumes for his touring productions, handled difficult situations on the road as well as how he created hit song after hit song…and the singer’s total devotion to his fans.

SO AMAZING inspired Luther’s hit song, also recalls fond memories of Luther’s band members, distinguished musicians that include Nat Adderley Jr., Marcus Miller, Byron Miller, Ivan Hampden, Yogi Horton, Doc Powell, Steve Kroon, Tinker Barfield and who enjoyed successful music careers before and after the singer passed away July 1, 2005. Owens also chronicles his relationships with Luther’s other celebrated back-up singers Fonzi Thornton, Lisa Fischer, Ava Cherry, Cindy Mizelle, Paulette McWilliams, Alfa Anderson, Brenda White, Pat Lacey and Cissy Houston.

Luther Vandross was the last icon of a peerless grade of all-around musicians who worked his way from coveted commercial jingles and New York session singer supreme into a world renowned soul-pop superstar – as loved for his original compositions/productions/arrangements such as “Never Too Much,” “Forever, For Always, For Love,” “There’s Nothing Better Than Love” and “So Amazing,” as he was his sumptuous re-workings of others’ classic songs such as “If Only For One Night / Creepin’,” “Since I Lost My Baby” and “A House is Not a Home.”

Kevin Owens’ musical resume consists of providing background vocals both on stage and in the recording studio with some of the most celebrated music artists of his generation that include, Ramsey Lewis, Nona Hendryx, Kirk Whalum, Freddie Jackson, Noel Pointer, Dave Koz, Ray, Goodman & Brown as well as with Vandross.

A percentage of the profits from the book will be donated to The Kei Foundation (The Kevin Owens Education Initiative in Honor of Luther Vandross).

For Pre-Orders for SO AMAZING- The Book, please visit:

MORE News on T.U.M.S.!

R&B Singer Frank Vocals Releases New 2-Track EP "Love's Taking Over" | LISTEN!
Gospel Singer Earnest Pugh Launches The 2020 Easter Anthem Challenge | WATCH NEW VIDEO!
R&B Singer Tanya Nolan Releases New Self-Titled Album | WATCH NEW VIDEO for Single "Synergy!"
NEW VOICES! Songstress Renay Releases New Album "Pure Love" | WATCH NEW VIDEO for Single "Wanna Shar...
"Oscar, With Love" Tribute Deluxe Limited Edition 5-LP Set Arrives Feb. 21st, 2020
Vocalist Mahalia Fontaine Releases New Single "Empires" on Feb. 21st, 2020 | LISTEN!
Pastor Mike, Jr. Reaches #1 on Billboard Gospel Airplay Chart with Single "Big" | LISTEN!
Deborah Cox Releases Official Music Video for Single "Easy Way" | Co-Stars in New Film Influence Pre...
EXCLUSIVE STREAM! LISTEN to Saxophonist Vincent Ingala’s Entire New Album “Echoes Of The Heart” from...
Trumpeter Marquis Hill Releases New Album "Love Tape: With Voices" on Feb. 14th, 2020 | LISTEN to Si...
Saxophonist Jimmy Greene to Release New Album "While Looking Up" on April 3rd, 2020
Charlie Wilson Releases Official Music Video for Single "Forever Valentine" | WATCH!
Gregory Porter Releases New Single "If Love Is Overrated" | WATCH NEW VIDEO!
Singer Rexy* Releases New Music Video for Single "All Our Lives" | WATCH!
Vocalist Cynthia Scott Releases New Single "Sweet Valentine" | LISTEN!
Vocalist Gloria Reuben & Guitarist Marty Ashby Releases New Album "For All We Know" on Feb. 14th, 20...
Little Steven Announces Remastered Vinyl Edition Of Landmark Protest Album, 'Sun City' | Coming Marc...
Boney James to Release New Album "Solid" on April 17th, 2020 | Announces New Tour Dates
Singer Antoine Dunn to Release New Album "Everything" on Feb. 14th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single "I'm...
Singer Isaac Carree Releases New Single "Legend" | WATCH NEW VIDEO! Album "No Risk, No Reward" Drops...
Nina Simone's Album "Fodder On My Wings" Reissued on LP & CD/Digital | Coming April 3rd, 2020 | WATC...
Pianist/Keyboardist Connie Han to Release New Album "Iron Starlet" on April 10th, 2020
Jody Watley to Release New EP "Winter Nights"
Pianist Bob Baldwin to Release 31st New Album "Henna" on Feb. 7th, 2020 | LISTEN to New Single "Long...
The Marley Family, UMe & Island Records Announce Yearlong 75th Birthday Commemorative Plans For Bob ...
Sy Smith Releases New Official Music Video for "Camelot" | WATCH!
NEW VOICES! Singer Maurice Smith Releases New Single "I Still Believe" | LISTEN!
Guitarist Chris Standring to Release New Album "Real Life" on March 20th, 2020 | WATCH VIDEO for "Is...
Rissi Palmer Releases New Official Music Video for "You Were Here (Sage's Song)" | WATCH!
Mali Music Releases New Single "Let Go" | LISTEN!
Kandace Springs to Release New Album "The Women Who Raised Me" on March 27th, 2020 | WATCH NEW VIDEO...
Saxophonist Wayne Escoffery to Release New Album "The Humble Warrior" on April 10th, 2020
Missy Elliott And H.E.R. Join Forces For Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LIV Commercial | WATCH VIDEO!
NEW VOICES! Singer Sunshyn Releases New Single "Promised Me" on Feb. 1st, 2020 | LISTEN!
Singer Luther Barnes Releases New Single "Look To The Hills" | LISTEN! New Album Drops Spring 2020
Guitarist Lawson Rollins Releases New Album "True North" | LISTEN!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *