Kevin Mackenzie lives in Scotland. He has toured extensively and has recorded on many albums in a variety of styles.
His groups have been featured along side guitarist Robben Fords power trio, Bob Berg and Mike Stern, the Crusaders and Seminal Jazz figure Ornette Coleman.
In 2001 Kevin received the prestigious ‘Creative Scotland Award’, which he used to write and record music for his nine-piece band ‘Kevin Mackenzie’s Vital Signs’. The CD gathered great reviews including album of the month in The Observer and CD of the week in The Guardian.
Some musicians he has performed with include Donny McCaslin, Boris Kozlov, Ben Perowsky, Pete King, Benny Carter, Kenny Wheeler, Tommy Smith, Joe Locke, Bobby Wellins, Alan Barnes, Jim Mullen, David Berkman, Reid Anderson, Ari Hoenig, Pettre Wettre. Jenna Reid, Alyth McCormack, John McCusker, Fiddlers Bid, Marie Fielding, Maggie Macinness, Sunhoney, Finlay MacDonald Band, Keep It Up, Karen Tweed, Brian Finnegan, Gino Lupari, Loren Stillman, Martin France, Peter Erskine, Randy Brecker , Kurt Elling and many Others.