Keith Reed Jr. is a native of Columbus, Ohio. He is from a musical family and started in music at an early age singing and playing the piano. He is a graduate of The Fort Hayes School of the Performing Arts with a certificate of specialization in jazz piano. Keith also attended the Gospel Lighthouse School of Ministry. Keith currently serves as the Minister of Music for Destiny Church International under the pastorate of Apostle Theodore Ceasar. He also leads worship for Restoration Christian Center under the pastorate of Pastor Alonzo James.
In 2017 Keith launched the gospel internet program "In The Flow" which averages a listenership of 21,000 plus weekly. Along with the group New Sound of Worship Keith has recorded the project True Worship. The first EP Single “Bless The Lord” from the album is getting airplay though traditional and internet radio and placed number 1 on the Soundclick.com gospel charts the first week of it’s release and has reached up to #2 on the Reverbnation.com charts and continues to chart in the Reverbnation.com top 10 charts. During his career Keith previously released three additional independent gospel projects: The Single Experience, Healing Through Worship, and We've Come to Worship. He is also the founder of the contemporary gospel group "New Sound of Worship" and the jazz group "The Jazz Experiment". “We’ve Come To Worship” generated national attention with the release of "We Expect You" featuring Pastor Jonathan Dunn on lead vocals. The project True Worship is a collection of songs intended for the use of churches of all sizes with that in mind Keith has also released a chord chart songbook of all the tracks in addition to a musical accompaniment CD with vocals and without.
Prior to launching his solo career Keith played keyboard and sang background for many gospel artists. He also is an accomplished songwriter and educator. Keith has penned two gospel songbooks in addition to a 30 day devotional from the Psalms. Along with Franklin Brewer of Musixol Ministries they founded The Worship Arts Academy which is an educational program which is devoted to empowering, equipping and educating the next generation of music ministers to fulfill their God given purpose and destiny in leading people into God's presence. Keith also serves as an instructor for the Christian Music School Selah teaching piano/music theory and vocal music.
It is truly Keith's goal "to lead people into God's manifested presence!"
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Upcoming Events for Keith Reed Jr.
June 23 - The New Beginning Christian Music Conference (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)/Columbus, Ohio
June 24 - The New Beginning Christian Music Conference (5:00 PM)/Columbus, Ohio
July 28 - The Columbus Disabilities Festival/Columbus, Ohio
August 19 - Appearance at True Vision/Lancaster, Ohio
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“ The most compelling of the three cuts is the hypnotic seven-minute “All Hail the Power.” Featuring warm riffs on sax, this atmospheric selection laps over its listeners like waves of water and is sure to elicit praise moments from contemporary churchgoers.”
Bless The Lord EP
Keith Reed Jr. and New Sound of Worship
Playlist 1. Bless The Lord 2. I Can't Praise You Enough 3. All Hail The Power
Bless The Lord Written by Keith Reed Jr. and Rey Phillips (C)(R)2016 Background Vocals: Carmen Lyles, Lisa Barkley, Letitia Mullins, Latasha Curry, Marlon Croasdaile, Brandon Ross Keyboards: Crescendo Baccus Organ: Phil Smedley Drums: Joe Martin Bass: Aeneas Reynolds Lead Guitar: Derek Brown Additional Lead Vocal: Natalie Hayes
I Can't Praise You Enough Written by Keith Reed Jr. (C)(R) Background Vocals: Carmen Lyles, Lisa Barkley, Letitia Mullins, Latasha Curry, Marlon Croasdaile, Brandon Ross Keyboards: Crescendo Baccus Organ: Phil Smedley Drums: Joe Martin Bass: Aeneas Reynolds Lead Guitar: Derek Brown
All Hail The Power of Jesus Written by Keith Reed Jr. (C)(R) 2016 Background Vocals: Carmen Lyles, Lisa Barkley, Letitia Mullins, Latasha Curry, Marlon Croasdaile, Brandon Ross Keyboards: Crescendo Baccus Organ: Phil Smedley Drums: Joe Martin Bass: Dubem Okpalaoka Saxophone: Christopher Hoyte
Photography Isabel Croasdaile
Vocal overdubs performed by: Natalie Hayes, Lisa Barkley, and Keith Reed Jr. Vocal director: Franklin Brewer
All songs recorded live at The Lord Jesus Christ's Church in Columbus Ohio by Isaac Barfield All songs mixed and mastered by New Sound Music Group Executive Producer Keith Reed Jr.
I want to extend my heartfelt thank you to the Lord and savior Jesus. Thank you for your gift of love and the sacrifice you paid on Calvary. Thank you to all the singers and musicians who participated in this recording words cannot express my heartfelt gratitude. Thank you to everyone who participated as a patron to make this recording possible. Special thank you to Pastor Carl Lee for allowing us to record at The Lord Jesus Christ Church. Thank you all of the family and friends who have supported us over the years you mean more than you'll ever know. Thank you to all the wonderful men and women of God who have poured into my life to help deepen my revelation of who God is especially Apostle Teddy Ceasar, Bisthop Timothy Clark and Pastor Joshua Kelly.
This recording is dedicated to the loving memory of Barbara Reed. RIH
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