After running away and joining the Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey circus band, followed by a decade at Walt Disney World, Kevin joined the DUKES of Dixieland in New Orleans. In New Orleans, He toured and/or recorded with the DUKES, Clarence "Gatemouth"Brown, New Orleans' clarinetist Pete Fountain, the New Orleans Nightcrawlers brass band, also country artists Junior Brown and the Oak Ridge Boys.
Kevin relocated in 2001 to Toronto, Canada as the music director for the Historic Distillery District in Downtown Toronto. After six years in Toronto Kevin moved to Charlotte, North Carolina as music director of the Americana restaurant. In 2010 , New Orleans called and Kevin relocated back to the big easy to rejoin the DUKES as the bandleader. He cruises the Mississippi nightly on the Riverboat Natchez .