Kenny Serane

Kenny Serane is an inspired guitarist and songwriter with many songs and published on 40+ albums. His music touches on many styles from rock and jazz to funk and some flamenco and gypsy influences.

Co-creator of the French Guitar Contest, winner of the Jamtrackcentral Solo Contest in 2015 and 2nd place in Guitar Idol 2016.

Rainbowmaker is his last album, available worldwide.

Kenny Serane has an endorsement with Lâg Guitars, EMG Pickups, Fractal Audio, Two Notes Audio Engineering, Marshall, Guitar Pro and Neck Diagrams.

Kenny was born in his native Montpellier, France. At 14, he started to play the guitar and quickly absorbed the pantheon of 80’s and 90’s blues and rock guitar greats.

After 2 years working by himself, he studied in a music school (with methods inspired by the G.I.T. Berklee method). He became a professional guitarist a few years later on stage (with a number of national bands) and in the studio (Eurovision, Guitar Xtreme).

In 2003, Kenny founded the band Workshop whose music ranges from electro to metal styles. 

In 2005, He arranged « Tout de Moi » for Eurovision Song Contest and sung by Monaco artist, Lise Darly.

In 2010, he composed and recorded for many artists and a second Workshop album, Beyond The Unknown Territory.

Kenny released Rainbowmaker, in June 2012.

His musical journey has taken him at least 2000 days, by his accounts with his own groups and as a session player.

Based on a idea by the artist director Nelly Tadjer, Kenny joins his guitar skills to create the biggest online guitar competition : “The French Guitar Contest “.

French manufacturers answered the call as well as famous guitar players like Patrick Rondat, Norbert “Nono” Krief, Jean-Michel Kajdan and Stephan Forté.

The second edition started on march 11th 2013 with more than 5000 contestants all over the world.