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As one of the hottest dance bands in Chicago, Indigo has been featured on New Year’s Eve at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas and has earned repeat performances at premier events in Chicago including the Lyric Opera and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Opening Galas, among others. Indigo is built upon young veteran talent hand-selected by producer Ken Arlen to bring an exciting presence and exuberant energy that our clients have come to expect from an Arlen Music experience. As the featured bandleader, vocalist, and consummate entertainer, Kendall Nesbitt is well known for his versatile talent, professionalism, smooth style, and innate ability to call a great dance party while incorporating a client’s vision. Along with his illustrious Grammy-nominated background as a vocalist, keyboardist, drummer, producer, and songwriter, Kendall also instills a fresh and authentically soulful sound into the full spectrum of Indigo’s already stellar repertoire.

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Kendall Nesbitt is a Grammy Award nominated musician, singer, songwriter, and producer and is excited to take over the helm as Bandleader for Indigo after performing as a vocalist with them for the past 5 years. Kendall’s professional debut occurred at the age of 16 when he shared the stage with comedian/actor the late Bernie Mac as his pianist. To date, Kendall has assisted in completing 50+ gold and multi-platinum  albums for some of the world’s greatest artists: Jay Z, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Ron Isley, Syleena Johnson, Tyrese Gibson, R. Kelly and Charlie Wilson just to name a few, lending his skills as a keyboardist, background vocalist, drum programmer, arranger, and vocal producer. Kendall has also worked on a number of movie soundtracks including, ALI, LIFE, SHAFT, HARDBALL, & THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY. You can also hear his melodic sound on TV/Radio advertisements and Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network as well as his two new singles “Show The World” and “I’m Feeling You” out on all digital platforms.

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Dylan Rehm

Dan Nicholson
Musical Director / Saxophone

Sonya Major

Rachel Robinson

Wally Swiatly

Chris Mahieu

Matt Thompson

Steve Gills

Zoey Witz

Scott Anderson

 Signature Events

Boys Hope Girls Hope Fundraiser

Little Company of Mary Hospital Gala

Community Cancer Research Foundation Gala

Holy Name Cathedral Gala

North Central College Homecoming

Booth School of Business Graduation Ball

Loyola University Gala

Society of Trial Lawyers Gala

New Years Eve Gala at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino Las Vegas

Fantasy of the Opera – Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Annual Gala



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