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Primary Instrument: Bass

Born: August 21, 1960

Jazz bassist Tom Kennedy was only 11-years-old when he first appeared on local television, playing the acoustic bass live with his brother's trio. But it's not the experience of being on television Tom clearly recalls from that day; it's the moment when he looked up and saw Dizzy Gillespie walk into the studio, horn in hand, ready to join in.

When you're 11 and playing alongside your idol Dizzy, can a successful jazz career be far behind?

That jam counts as just one memorable marker in a musical journey that would establish Tom Kennedy as one of the most sought-after bass doublers on the jazz scene today....
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“Tom Kennedy’s groove and flawless technique are evident in every performance ... a true virtuoso.” - Downbeat Magazine

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Featured recording “Just Play!”

Just Play!

Capri Records
2013
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    Just Play!

    Capri Records
    2013
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