Setup/Gear/Manufacturer of Instruments:
Yamaha 875 black lacquer tenor and alto, Rheuben Allen curved soprano, Rheuben Allen baritone saxophone See the rest of my setup here.
Why did you begin studying music?
I began studying music because I was inspired by a performance by the music faculty at my elementary school. Each of the teachers from the district came and put on a performance playing several of the instruments that were available to us and I took the band signup sheet home that day and begged my parents!
Saxophonist Shannon Kennedy
Located in Southern California, USA
What are you doing with music now?
I am currently performing, touring and recording every chance I get!
Who are some of your influences?
Joshua Redman, Kenny Garrett, Kurt Elling, Mindi Abair, Candy Dulfer, Kirk Whalum, Gerald Albright, Michael Brecker, Camille, Maceo Parker
Who have you studied with?
James Barrera, Leo Potts, Gascia Ouzounian, Martin Dowling, Tim Price, and Suzel Reily
What would you like to do with music in the future?
Anything and everything! As long as I’m doing music, I’m happy. I really enjoy recording and spending time in the studio, but I also love being on the road so anything that allows me to either or both of those things would be ideal.
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