Most recently, Kai Alexander has been working with three actors from FoxTV's hit show Empire for six years since the pilot. Kai has been able to seesaw his way around Jussie Smollett, Terrence Howard & Trai Byers as a mentor, musician, doing lots of hand inserts, studio recording, live recording, piano coaching and doing a few cameo's as well.
Kai's early jazz and theoretic background was taught to him by Jimmy Hamilton, an original member of Duke Ellington's band. An accomplished pianist and has produced, remixed, arranged, composed, taught and/or performed with notable artists: Beyonce, Britney Spears, Amp Fiddler, Ramsey Lewis, Patti Labelle, Terrence Howard, Slave, Omar, Bilal, Chico Debarge, Liv Worfield, Yazarah "Purple St. James", Whoopi Goldberg and more.
In 2010, Kai started a private piano curriculum to the students of A.N Pritzker Elementary School where he developed his "foundation" approach to teaching. Kai has worked diligently as an in-house keyboardist/producer and helped to launch McDonald's "I'm Loving It" campaign in 2004. All the while, creating remixes, songs artists such as: Beyonce, Britney Spears, M.J, Alicia Keys, a few local acts and jingles for Power Rangers, Tyson, Turtle Wax and of course McDonald's.
Kai Alexander is a graduate from Berklee College of Music '96, and has a Film Scoring degree.