Galen
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Galen

Los Angeles, California, United States | SELF

Los Angeles, California, United States | SELF
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Dec
20
Galen @ The Mint

Los Angeles, California, USA

Los Angeles, California, USA

Dec
07
Galen @ Good Hurt

Los Angeles, California, USA

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Singer and songwriter Galen performs his unique brand of indie music
on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8:30 p.m. at Genghis Cohen on Fairfax Avenue.
The artist’s influences range from R&B, pop and Middle Eastern music
to jazz, gospel and rock ‘n’ roll. He will take the stage with the band,
Compendium. General admission is $8. 740 N. Fairfax Ave. (323)653-
0640, www.genghiscohen.com. - The L.A. Times/Beverly Press


Singer and songwriter Galen performs his unique brand of indie music
on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8:30 p.m. at Genghis Cohen on Fairfax Avenue.
The artist’s influences range from R&B, pop and Middle Eastern music
to jazz, gospel and rock ‘n’ roll. He will take the stage with the band,
Compendium. General admission is $8. 740 N. Fairfax Ave. (323)653-
0640, www.genghiscohen.com. - The L.A. Times/Beverly Press


Singer/songwriter Galen (right) dominated the night at L.A.'s legendary Genghis Cohen Nightclub. Performing with his band, Compendium, Galen's set was highlighted by his unique arrangement of Stevie Wonder's 'I Believe (When I Fall in Love),' which recently garnered him three DownBeat Magazine Awards. Pictured with Galen is Compendium saxophonist Randy Gist (left) who, along with the band, brought fans to their feet with multiple ovations. - CelebrityAccess.com


Singer/songwriter Galen (right) dominated the night at L.A.'s legendary Genghis Cohen Nightclub. Performing with his band, Compendium, Galen's set was highlighted by his unique arrangement of Stevie Wonder's 'I Believe (When I Fall in Love),' which recently garnered him three DownBeat Magazine Awards. Pictured with Galen is Compendium saxophonist Randy Gist (left) who, along with the band, brought fans to their feet with multiple ovations. - CelebrityAccess.com


Galen Bostian Kentes, a Western Michigan University student from Ann Arbor, was recognized three times: as an outstanding performance for undergraduate blues/pop/rock soloist (vocals), as a winner for undergraduate blues/pop/rock group for his band Compendium, and as a winner for undergraduate jazz arrangement for “I Believe” by Stevie Wonder. - www.AnnArbor.com


Galen Bostian Kentes, a Western Michigan University student from Ann Arbor, was recognized three times: as an outstanding performance for undergraduate blues/pop/rock soloist (vocals), as a winner for undergraduate blues/pop/rock group for his band Compendium, and as a winner for undergraduate jazz arrangement for “I Believe” by Stevie Wonder. - www.AnnArbor.com


Discography

Galen has a few songs with streaming radio airplay:
Bird
How To Find You
If You Feel You

All three were released 12/2009 as part of the debut album of Galen's band: Compendium, called "How To Find You".

Take You There - Single

YES - Single

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Bio

Winnder of five Downbeat Awards, Galen is a singer, composer, and lyricist born in San Luis Obispo, California, and raised in Ann Arbor, MI.
Known for his pure tone and vocal acrobatics, Galen is both versatile and fresh in his approach to music. You can hear middle-eastern, jazz, gospel, and rock, among other influences in his style.
Galen has sung on stage with jazz legends such as Kurt Elling, Bobby McFerrin, Chick Corea, Johnny Mathis, and Darmon Meader. He has also spent a great deal of time composing and arranging music for his band Compendium. Galen's abstract personality creates a different and unforgettable experience for the audience at every performance.