Kevin Chess has been playing music since he was 13, and spent the last 12 years playing professionally. He grew up in San Diego with both parents being musicians; his mother is a classically trained pianist, and his father is also a professional guitarist, pianist, singer and songwriter.
In college, Kevin majored in music, studying: Composition, Theory, Classical, Jazz and Rock guitar, Singing, Bass, Drums, Hand Percussion, Digital Music Production and Piano. He's played professionally in many different styles and bands including: Classical ensembles, Jazz, Funk, Country, Metal, Punk Rock and Reggae. In addition to being a teacher and studio musician, he composes and records his own music in between playing music all over San Diego with multiple bands, groups and artists.