Demoine Kinney




Demoine is represented by Heyman Talent Agency in Cincinnati OH and Coastal Talent in Charleston SC and has accomplished a huge amount of his goals.  He was a featured extra in the Marvel hit film "The Avenger's" and is a supporting actor in the upcoming SCI FI release entitled "The Watcher's Revelation".  He has also been cast in films like Dogs of God, Men of Steel and a few more.  Demoine has also been seen on commercials like Geico and Instant Tax service.  He has worked on various stage productions like Cincinnati 28, Destination Hell, Church on Green Street and many more.  Demoine is very versatile and his goal is to always stay true to himself and show his creative genius in all of his endeavors.



A native of Dillon, SC and professionally known as Deacon D, has performed at local, national, and international Jazz clubs, churches, and numerous events. Demoine is also the husband of multi-talented Life Coach, Author and Motivational Speaker Marita Kinney.   

Demoine's Musical influences include Kenny G, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Dave Koz, Mike Phillips, Kurk Whalum and many more great saxophonists.  His focus is primarily Gospel music but he performs smooth jazz, nu jazz, pop jazz and classical styles of music.  Demoine's goal is "to be a blessing to as many people possible because this is his calling and he has to ensure he is doing what is right by the people of God."  He has also been quoted in many interview stating his motto is "Do the best you can with your life now because you never know when your last day will be."


A few memorable accomplishments for Demoine include sharing the stage with Kirk Whalum and hosting “The LT. Dan Band Show” with the USO at Ramstein AFB, Germany where Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, CSI NY, Of Mice and Men and Apollo 13) and Kimo Williams (Guitarist) were the headliners.



The highlight of Demoine's career came when he performed as the Leader of The Ali Ai Salem Jazz Band for fellow deployed members which consisted of Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines.  Also he provided Theraputic Humor for the Wounded Soldiers at base hospital which is an experience he said he will never forget. 


Recognized for his multiple talents, Demoine was handpicked, alongside American Idol Finalist Anthony Federov, to judge the United States Air Force in Europe "USAFE Idol", sponsored by the USAFE Band (Touch and Go) and 435 Services.


 (Comedian & Master of Ceremony)

Demoine has hosted countless shows at Ramstein AFB, Germany including a series of “Grown Folks Night” events, “Just Keepin’ it Real” and “Def Poetry”. He also hosted “Grown and Sexy Night” in K Town, Germany. Other shows include National Air and Space Intelligence Center’s Holiday Party, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, performances at The Funny Bone in Dayton, OH, Crackers Comedy Club in Indianapolis, IN and “Night under the Stars”, sponsored by Covenant Methodist Church in Springfield, OH. 

 Eventhough Demoine's wit has gaines him notoriety he is very serious about delivering heartfelt Inspirational messages to all audiences.  His style is inspired by the late great Redd Foxx (Fred Sanford), James Stephens III his God Father, Mark Curry and Earthquake. Ironically, Demoine has had the opportunity to perform with James Stephens III, Mark Curry and Earthquake. In addition, Demoine has opened up for Dave Chappelle, Pablo Fransico, John Morgan and Vince Morris to name a few. Demoine has officially closed out his comedy career to pursue his acting and music fulltime.

Demoine writes his own comedy, music, skits and has introduced three well known characters to his audience, Grandma Pearl, Deacon Can’t Get Right and Reverend Sunday. He has produced the following projects starring these characters: “Grandma Pearl's Gospel Comedy Rap Session”, “The Gospel Comedy Experience” (I & II) and “Life’s Lessons According to Mrs. Johnson”.

Demoine has achieved equal fame on internet radio and behind the camera by hosting a weekly segment on Spotlight Radio show, Myspace/Rappcity Radio, From Broken to Virtuous Radio Show and WIN 106.3 Funny Friday’s. He also hosted and headlined at the A-List Lounge, Dayton Funny Bone, Wiley's Comedy Club, Crackers Comedy Club and Club laughters Comedy Hour.  On the big screen Demoine has been casted in films and stage productions including Marvel's hit movie "The Avenger's", The Last Race, "The Watcher's Revelation",  “Cincinnati 28”, “Church on Green Street”, “Men of Steel”, "Samson" and Destination Hell.