Kennedy Jenson’s music career covers recording and onstage performances as well as behind-the-scenes administration and event production….practically every medium of the entertainment business, from radio to television; to singer, dancer and show and festival producer.
After graduating from the music program at MacEwan University in Edmonton, she cut her teeth as one of the founding members of the Canadian 80’s band ‘Jenson Interceptor’. She later worked with Ian Tyson on the national CTV television show, ‘Sun Country’ having the opportunity to sing with such greats as kd lang, Emmy Lou Harris, Towns Van Zandt, John Allen Cameron, Ricky Skaggs, Billy Cowsill, Sylvia Tyson, John Conlee. and Gail Davies.
As a singer/dancer Kennedy’s musical theatre career took her not only all over Canada, but to Israel, Egypt, Australia, and Germany. Kennedy has been hired numerous times to act as an ambassador for Edmonton in the role of Klondike Kate during the city’s summer ‘Gateway to the North’ festival.
Her studio work spans many years singing harmonies for other artists, jingle singing and voice narrator. As a solo artist she recorded two successful Indie jazz albums with Canadian producer Tommy Banks. She won an ARIA Award (Best Jazz Album) for her sophomore release ‘Affairs of the Heart’.
Through her seven years as Executive Director for the Alberta Music Industry Association, Kennedy was instrumental in establishing that organization as a go-to destination for professional music biz guidance.
Kennedy continues to provide support to the music industry. She is currently Executive Director for the Rock and Roll Society of Edmonton where she produces their annual classic rock music festival and heads up their school which provides music instruction for Edmonton’s inner-city youth.
Pop / Jazz Singer, Dancer,
Theater, Jingles, Concert
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