Kingsley Darlington, fondly called the Sax King by his growing fan base is certainly one of the best contemporary saxophonist in Nigeria.
Born and christened chisom Kingsley Oparaodu to a family of five, the artist hails from and resides in portharcourt. He is among other things an alumnus of the university of Portharcourt and an entrepreneur.
Kingsley Darlington began stealing hearts with his weekly saxophone covers of popular songs spanning a variety of genres using various social media platforms. Halting this, he commenced officially recorded saxophone covers. His aim is to “claim the conventional mainstream spot normally reserved for singers and rappers”. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Kenny G, Dave koz, Justin Ward and yemisax, he is well on his way to achieving it.
However, the saxophone is not his sole instrument as he is equally proficient in other other wind instruments particularly the trumpet, euphonium, clarinet, French flute e.t.c The saxophone, he confesses Is his favorite as the unique sound has appealed to his thirst for romance.
The artist released his first official cover/single #Storyofmylife by one Direction with an official video attached. Soon after, he dropped let her go by passenger. Both have garnered much praise for the young saxophonist as they have also been aired on some radio stations.
He has also expressed a particular fondness for live performances and as such started a band called #teamKD
He has worked with several artist and producers
*Ogranya osai (jabel)
He has been invited to perform at all major platforms and events in the city of Portharcourt and outside the city
You can check out his YouTube channel for his videos and follow him on his social media
*Facebook page KingsleyDarlingtonofficial