Get to know CERTIFIED | Meet the Band

What is CERTIFIED?? CERTIFIED is a collection of some of Utah’s finest musicians, united in one purpose…to make your event a CERTIFIED PARTY! With members transplanted from Orlando, Miami, Denver, and even Ireland, CERTIFIED is NOT the same old Utah[…]

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CERTIFIED | Song List (Partial)

CERTIFIED’s repertoire is unique among Utah bands. Our passion is classic soul, funk, and R&B, as well as more current top-40 and hip-hop. As Utah’s premier events band, we also cover a diverse spectrum of music…motown, rock, jazz and more.[…]

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Kay S. | Lead Vocals

On August 26th in the year of 1989 a star was born! Kenya “Kay S.” Simmons, an R&B/funk/soul artist. She is the baby of 5 children, born and raised in Palm Bay,FL. Kay S. has been a singer/songwriter since the[…]

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Mikael Lewis | Guitar and Vocals

Since picking up his first guitar, Mikael Lewis has been skillfully blending elements of Funk, R & B, Lo-fi, Rock and Americana with subtle hints of World Music and Jazz. Lewis loves to play guitar and enjoys both acoustic and[…]

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Kyle Palmer | Keyboards/Vocoder

Classically-trained. Jazz-experienced. But my real forte is being that “everything-for-everybody” cover band guy…all styles, all genres…whatever the occasion requires. Over the past 30 years, I played with literally hundreds of Denver’s finest musicians. As a Utah-grown Mormon farm-boy, the Denver[…]

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Kya Karine–Bass

Kya met and fell in love with playing music at a very young age and knew she wouldn’t stand a chance if she tried to do anything else with her life. She grew up singing and playing violin but when[…]

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Mike Clark | Drums

Mike was fortunate to grow up the son of a drummer, so he had access to a drumkit before he was big enough to reach the kick pedal.  He spent his early years on the kit pounding away to records[…]

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Doris Rodriguez | Vocals

Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in the northern extension that is Miami, Doris has always had a passion for music and dance, ranging from spanish boleros and guaracha music to R&B, Soul, Funk an Classic Rock. At a very[…]

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