Mike Kennedy is a Philadelphia based guitarist, composer, and music educator. Over the last 20 years, Mike's performance schedule has covered much of the East Coast and parts of California,Texas, Florida and Ohio.He has performed with commercially known international pop artists, such as Lou Rawls, Michael Feinstein, Bernadette Peters, Peter Nero and The Philly Pops and The Midtown Men as well as a long list of Philadelphia artists.
Mike’s current project, Landfall, has been described as a three-way between Ennio Morricone, Henry Mancini and Danny Gatton. Landfall is an anthology of instrumental songs inspired by the power, beauty and vastness of the American western and southwestern landscape. Painted with broad strokes of Americana, Folk and Jazz, Landfall is a tribute to the American frontier. Featuring plenty of Telecaster twang, pedal steel and captivating ensemble playing, Landfall is a sonic field trip to a land locked in time. Release date April 24th. In addition to his regular performance schedule, Mike is the Guitar Department Chairperson at The University of The Arts, College of Performing Arts in Philadelphia, Pa.