Sean J. Kennedy is a multi-faceted musician, equally accomplished on the stage, in the recording studio, and in the classroom. He has performed on drumset and percussion at venues such as Radio City Music Hall and Carnegie Hall with world renowned acts like Roger Daltrey and The Who, Evanescence, Lindsey Stirling, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Jacksonville Symphony, and is the principal drumset player with the Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale. Kennedy is also the author of numerous drumset, percussion and improv books and a TEDx presenter. Jazz legend Dave Brubeck stated that Seans drumming, œ¦ sounds like it should”it swings!
Sean J. Kennedy
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceI had the opportunity to play drumset at a sold-out Radio City Music Hall concert with Italian pop sensations, Il Volo. Playing in front 6500 screaming fans is an experience I'll never forget!
What Drives Your Creativity?I think listening to great pieces and performances. I'm inspired everyday by the great composers and performers, from all genres and eras, and I want to tap in to that indefinable music-making-magic.
Why do you choose Vic Firth?Vic Firth sticks and brushes are simply an extension of my hands. Making music with VF products is a real joy!