Drummer/Educator Kenwood Dennard (Maceo Parker, George Clinton)
22nd June 2022 • Joe Kelley Radio • Joe Kelley Radio
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Kenwood Dennard is a world-class drummer and educator. He has released standout albums and toured the world with some of the finest in the music business. His accomplishments are many:

  • -Extensive performing experience with artists including George Clinton, Chick Corea, Gil Evans, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Whitney Houston, Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul, and others
  • Leader on CD Just Advance on Big World Records, featuring Marcus Miller and Hiram Bullock
  • Recordings include The Sweetest Days, Vanessa Williams; Live at Montreaux, Miles Davis and Quincy Jones; Nothing Like the Sun, Sting; and others

Celebrating 23 years at Berklee College of Music, he has trained countless successful musicians (Living Color, Christian Scott, Primus, Spin Doctors, P-Funk, Def Leppard, Lettuce, Animals as Leaders, Consider the Source, Medeski, Martin and Wood and countless others) his method at Berklee and around the world.

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