Kaley Kinjo is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist from Alberta, Canada. As a songwriter Kaley has a wide versatility; ranging from acoustic roots and reggae, to folk, rock, pop and soul. As a singer and performer Kinjo has a unique presence, pleasing crowds where ever he goes with his strong vocals, great musicianship and soulful rhythms. His thoughtful lyrics are carefully crafted together with deliciously catchy melodies and tasty grooves which are served over a bed of experienced musicality and performing talent.
As a bassist and multi-instrumentalist, Kaley has also accompanied dozens of different artists, on stage and in the studio, in many genres and a wide variety of settings; from 10 person capacity coffee shops to 20,000+ person crowds. From backing folk artists in intimate spaces, to rocking thousands of dancers at festivals; Kinjo has had a wide range of experience. Kaley has also had the pleasure of working with many reputable acts such as Lindsay Ell, Kiesza, Mocking Shadows, Jory Kinjo, Ann Vriend, Plaid Tongued Devils, Rachelle Van Zanten, Diamantes, Kazufumi Miyazawa & Alberto Shiroma.
Kaley has performed live and on radio and/or television programs in Canada, Australia, Japan, Europe, and Mexico.
Kinjo has returned to his father’s roots recently, spending time in Okinawa in Southern Japan (an island distinct for its musical heritage) performing and collaborating with artists there. He has had the pleasure of working with popular artists in Japan (Alberto Shiroma, Diamantes, Kazufumi Miyazawa) and has performed on television commercials and stage productions there as well. Kaley also has a project with his brother Jory, under the name Kinjo Brothers. The Kinjo Brothers tour in Japan yearly, and have performed at the World Uchinanchu Festival and the Naha Festival.
Kinjo has released his 2nd album of originals entitled “Starboard View” in 2019 which is available on all popular platforms.
Kaley is also working on an album of english versions of popular Japanese Songs.
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