Kenny Kidd - 615-977-4941
KENNY KIDD
Guitarist, Songwriter,
Music Instructor

POB 752, Brentwood, TN 37024-0752
Cell: 615 / 977-4941—kennykidd@ymail.com
 
 
Music Workshops.
Look here for a list of private and group lessons and programs.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
Kenny has trained one-on-one with some of the finest musicians in the world, including:

Jamie Faunt, Faunt School of Creative Music, Los Angeles, CA, 1999-Present
Intensive training: mastery of core elements of music, such as rhythm, harmony, melodic facility, ear training as applied to improvization, composition and songwriting

Summer Songs Workshop (Songwriting); Jason Blume, Albany, NY, 2001

Los Angeles Songwriter's Guild, Los Angeles, CA, 1998-2002
Harriet Shock and Phil Swan

Musicians Institute, Hollywood, CA, 1992-1993
The guitar program is a four-year curriculum condensed into one year of intensive training. Sight Reading, Harmony and Theory; Ear-Training; Jazz Composition and Song-writing;
Live Performance Workshops.

Music Major, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO, 1989-1991
Arranging and Composition, Jazz Band, Sight Singing, Piano Lab, and Music Business

Cherry Creek High School, Denver, CO, 1984-1988
General studies and training for Voice, Music Theory, and Classical Guitar


ADDITIONAL TRAINING

Electric Guitar
    Stanley Jordan
    Joe Dorio
    Scott Henderson
    Ron Eschette
    Alan Hinds
    Neil Haverstick

    CREDITS AS SONGWRITER & PERFORMER
    • Live Performance—Tin Pan South, Songwriter's Festival; Nashville, TN
    • Voiceover and Guitar—Home Shopping Network; Nashville, TN
    • Live Performance—The Bluebird Cafe; Nashville, TN
      With Karen Taylor-Good, Jerry Vandiver
    • Live Performance—The Broken Spoke; Nashville, TN
    • Featured Musician & Songwriter—Buffy the Vampire Slayer; UPN Television
    • Featured Musician & Songwriter—Melrose Place; FOX Television
    • Session Guitarist (Pop, Rock)—MCA Records; Los Angeles, CA
    • Session Guitarist (R&B, Pop)—Capitol Records; Los Angeles, CA
    • Session Guitarist (Kevin Mahoney)—Disney Records; Los Angeles, CA
    • Demo Sessions—R&B, Pop Producers; Los Angeles, CA
    • In-store Appearances—Borders Books; Los Angeles, CA
    • Sideline Musician—UCLA Independent Films; Los Angeles, CA

    EXPERIENCE AS MUSIC INSTRUCTOR
    Kenny has been teaching private guitar and songwriting classes for 15 years in Los Angeles, CA and Nashville, TN—the music capitals of the United States. He specializes in beginning-advanced instruction with both children and adults. All styles of music. He has been a versatile and popular music Instructor in Guitar and Songwriting at:

    • Oak Hill School, Franklin, TN
    • University Night School at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN
    • Andy's Guitars, Cool Springs, TN
    • Chambers Guitars, Cool Springs, TN
    • The Music & Arts Center, Cool Springs, TN
    • Father and Son Music, Cool Springs, TN
    • Santa Monica Music Center, Santa Monica, CA
    • KAII & FRIENDS MUSIC STUDIO, Woodland Hills, CA
    • KADIMA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, Woodland Hills, CA
    • LOS ANGELES MUSIC AND ART SCHOOL, Los Angeles, CA
    • Larry Newman - Children's Music Workshop, Los Angeles, CA

      RAVE REVIEWS
      Here's some positive feedback from Kenny's students.
      Kenny's files are full of testimonial letters like this.

      CONTACT KENNY KIDD
      POB 752, Brentwood, TN 37024-0752
      Cell: 615 / 977-4941—kennykidd@ymail.com



      Kenny and drummer Eric Gugisch perform at NAMM 2000, the
      International Music Products Association trade show in Los Angeles.
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