William Kennedy – Drums


Recognized as one of the top drummers in the world, Will’s performances have not only inspired a generation of musicians but have helped define the leading edge of contemporary Jazz today. A member of the internationally  acclaimed Yellow Jackets for over 9 years, Will recorded 10 albums with  them which garnered an amazing 14 Grammy nominations. In addition to  numerous world tours, Will performed with the Yellow Jackets on numerous  radio and television broadcasts around the world. Will won “Modern Drummer” Magazine reader’s poll for Best Drummer (Electric jazz category) for  the last 3 years. Actively involved in education, Will has clinics and  Master’s Series all over the world and participates in educational functions sponsored by Pearl, Zidjian, Promark, Evans, Shure and Drum Frame.

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