Pianist, Producer &
Music Director

Biography

Following studies at Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Ken has established a reputation among musicians around the world as an artist of unique talent and professionalism.

Son of the award-winning and internationally renowned pianist, composer and producer Sir Niels Lan Doky, Ken was raised in the midst of his dad’s recording sessions and concert performances with the biggest icons in jazz.
With influences ranging from Oscar Peterson to Snoop Dogg and Erykah Badu Ken has a style of his own which contains elements of jazz, hip hop, soul, and gospel .

Ken is currently performing with different artists such as:

SCH, in 2022, Ken performed for the second year in a row at the french Music Awards “Les Victoires de la Musique”, this time with the french rapper SCH.

AYA NAKAMURA, since January 2021, Ken is Aya’s keyboardist and has performed for national radio and TV in France (including the french Music Awards: Les Victoires de la Musique)

Sister Sledge (“We Are Family”), in August 2021 Ken has performed with the group at one of the top jazz festivals in France, Jazz In Marciac, and for Indie Fest in Saint Tropez.

YAHZARAH (currently with Madonna, formerly with Erykah Badu & Lenny Kravitz), Ken is Yahzarah’s pianist/keyboardist and music director in Europe.


Nicky Doll, the French drag queen based in New York City, known for being a competitor on the twelfth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race ultimately placing 11th. They performed on national TV in France and for Vogue Magazine’s private event in Paris Vogue 100.


Camille Sledge (daughter of Debbie Sledge of the group Sister Sledge “We Are Family”) with whom he has performed at the Copenhagen Jazz Festival multiple times, in addition to shows in London and other European cities.


Jordan Jackson, the british singer with whom he has created a successful project of modern Billie Holiday renditions, in addition to performing her original music.


The group ZINQ led by Gabe Bridgewater (son of legendary jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater) with whom he recently performed at one of the top jazz festivals in France, Jazz In Marciac.