Kendall Carter is a Louisville, KY native who began playing the piano at the age of 4. Being reared in the church, helped develop him into the consummate musician he is today. He is a graduate of the University of Louisville, Jamey Aebersold Studies Jazz Program where he received his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance and his Master of Music in Composition and Arranging. While at UofL he studied composition & arranging with Dr. Gabriel Evens, John LaBarbera, and Dr. Allison Ogden; and piano with Chris Fitzgerald & Jim Connerley.
During his collegiate studies and since, he has had the opportunity to perform with Tim Warfield, Carl Allen, Dave Stryker, Carmen Bradford, Greg Abate & many others. As an educator he provides private lessons, masterclasses, and can be seen every summer on faculty at the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Worskshop. He endorses and is a Hammond Artist, primarily using the Hammond Sk-2 and A100 model organs.
As a performer he can be seen regularly working with the Jamey Aebersold Quartet, the Marlin McKay Group, and performing weekly solo piano and organ trio gigs in Louisville. Furthermore, he still is active in his local church as the Minister of Music there at The Greater Faith Church of Deliverance; where he has produced their first single entitled "Don't Worry, Just Worship"!