Sat Mar 23

Collective: Lafayette Gilchrist/Eric Kennedy/Kevin Pinder/Herman Burney

Sat, March 23
8PM / $10 - $20
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An die Musik Live!

409 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Eric Kennedy

Eric Kennedy, drums
Lafayette Gilchrist, piano 
Kevin Pinder, percussion 
Herman Burney, bass

Eric Kennedy,a Baltimore native, is a drummer, vocalist, percussionist, educator and composer. Eric’s introduction to all styles of music and early music training was initiated by his musical relatives, who also cultivated his love of jazz.

Eric continued his arts education at the Baltimore School for the Arts studying classical percussion and voice with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra percussionist John Locke, Donna Di Stefano and the late Dr. Nathan Carter and Ms. Jewel Churn of Frederick Douglass HIgh School. Eric has studied percussion and technique with legendary drummers Edgar Bateman, Johnny Polite, Billy Hart, Leroy Williams, Jamal Wilson and Clayton Cameron, voice with Timothy Shepherd and Odell Wilson and harmony/theory with Dr. Barry Harris.

Eric has performed, toured and recorded with Curtis Fuller, Phil Woods, Fred Wesley (James Brown’s music director), Nnena Freelon, John Hicks, Richard Wyands, TK Blue, Eddie Henderson, Curtis Lundy, Joe Bonner, Carl Grubbs and others. He is a bandleader and a member of the Bobby Watson Quartet/Quintet, Inside Out w Lafayette Gilchrist, Todd Marcus Quartet, Jeff Reed Trio and co founder of Dreamworld, Kinetic Sounds and Simply Eric with Eric Byrd and Eric Wheeler.

Eric has given music clinics, workshops, concerts and lessons worldwide. He taught in the Baltimore City Public School system and was faculty in the Peabody Conservatory of Music Jazz Department from 1998-2001. Eric has received numerous awards and grants for performance and composition. He was also the 2004 runner up in the Billie Holiday Vocal Competition and first place band member in the Chick Webb Jazz Combo Competition in 2008 and 2009.

Tickets: $20 in advance/$23 at door/$10 full-time student with ID

Sat, March 23

8PM / $10 - $20
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