This week, Ira Sternberg spoke with Kenny Chandler.
With more than four decades in show business, singer, songwriter, and composer Kenny Chandler has produced, worked and toured with such legendary artists as Little Anthony, Louis Armstrong, The Chiffons, Brian Hyland, Neil Sedaka, Ray Stevens, Bobby Vinton, and Dionne Warwick.
Chandler is also an actor who has worked extensively on both sides of the camera, appearing regularly on the well-known soap opera “The Edge of Night,” and on the sitcom “Love Is a Many Splendored Thing.”
Behind the camera, he has written and produced a body of commercial music for both radio and television, and has produced, booked, coordinated and handled a wide variety of talent. Chandler was awarded a CLIO, and was also awarded “Best Performer” by the Television Commercial Festival for his work as the spokesman on a CBS promotional campaign. The campaign itself, which Chandler also created, composed, co-produced, and co-arranged, was named “Best Production.”
Chandler is an avid golfer, equestrian, tennis player and runner, and has traveled the world. He now is a Las Vegas resident.