If you have met Will Kennedy or if you have seen Will Kennedy perform, you understand that inspiration and Will Kennedy are inseparable, if not synonymous. Whether it was during his many years as a member of the fourteen time Grammy nominated group Yellowjackets, or on one of the myriad other Artist’s records or tours, Will has always been credited for being the inspirational drive in the music. His musicality and finesse are legendary amongst the “who’s who” of the jazz world and beyond.
The last few years have been busy ones for Will. He has been the house drummer for The Wayne Brady Show on ABC and the Martin Short Show. He has been touring with Chaka Kahn, Lee Ritenour and Jonathan Butler. He continues to do sessions which includes recording and performing in the movies “Lady Killers” starring Tom Hanks and the academy award nominated “Sideways”, as well as recording with Mick Jagger/Dave Steward for the soundtrack theme for “Alfie” starring Jude Law. Will has conducted drum clinics around the country and released an educational video on Warner Bros. Will endorses some of the finest equipment manufacturers including Pearl, Zildjian, Promark, Evans, Shure, and XL Cases.