KalimbaMaster Lenox Mayes jr Ft. Worth Lenox began his music career as a percussionist and Kalimba player while growing up on the south side of Chicago. Lenox gained confidence and local following by winning numerous talent showcases. His Kalimba would entice every audience with its unique charm. Appropriately, Lenox Mayes music is contemporary smooth Jazz/World music with rhythmic and melodic nuance from Africa, the motherland. He combines strong percussive beats with crisp synthesizer sounds and tops them off with vocals and of course, the Kalimba.