The 2016 Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Final Concert with Special Guest Will Kennedy
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This concert is the culmination of the three-day Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Program, with special guest Will Kennedy.
If you have met Will Kennedy or if you have seen him perform, you understand that inspiration and Will Kennedy are inseparable, if not synonymous. Whether it is during his many years as a member of Yellowjackets or one of the many artists he has recorded and toured with, Kennedy has always been credited for being the inspirational drive in the music. His musicality and finesse are legendary among the “who’s who” of the jazz world and beyond.
Kennedy has won awards for his musical productions for television talk shows, for Grammy telecasts, and movie soundtracks.
Herbie Hancock, Chaka Khan, Snarky Puppy, Bobby McFerrin, Esperanza Spalding, George Benson, and Lee Ritenour are a few of the wide range of artists that have requested the musical talents of Will Kennedy.