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Darryl John Kennedy – Eulogy for Khaled Al Bakry

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Darryl John Kennedy – Eulogy for Khaled Al Bakry Composed, arranged and performed by Darryl John Kennedy ©2018 All rights reserved I composed this Eulogy for fellow composer and dear friend, Khaled Al Bakry who sadly, was killed in a car accident on June 15th, 2018. Khaled was a gifted pianist and composed for many…

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Darryl John Kennedy- “Waltz for Doc” Tribute to Doc Severinsen..

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“Waltz for Doc” Tribute to Doc Severinsen.. Composed, arranged and produced by Darryl John Kennedy Trumpet solo, Darryl John kennedy ©2018 Darryl John Kennedy. All rights reserved. As a composer and multi-instrumentalist myself, Trumpet master Doc Severinsen, has been a tremendous influence on my early years. I listened to his many recordings during my classical…

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Darryl John Kennedy – “Lydian, the Tattooed Lion..”

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Darryl John Kennedy – “Lydian, the Tattooed Lion..” Darryl John Kennedy: EVI, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, flute, clarinet, keyboards, guitars, bass and drum programming. Cornel Thiegpen, Ac Piano This African, swinging jazz fusion composition, entitled “Lydian, the Tattooed Lion,” is an unusual music project for me where the melody is on the 9th and 11th notes…

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Tribute to composer Marvin Hamlisch -“The Way We Were”

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As a composer and musician myself, the brilliant works of composer Marvin Hamlisch reside in a special place of my heart. His many scores, orchestrations and melodies gave the world a sense of higher purpose, with the hope that humanity might always need a loving reason to survive. Words alone cannot describe my feelings for…