Jazz, Rock, Blues, World, Folk, and more! James Kennedy & Friends perform in a duo, trio, or quartet, setting depending on each individual venue/audience/setting. Examples: acoustic violin/guitar duo, rock trio, acoustic trio (violin+guitar+bass), electric quartet, etc. other combinations/ configurations available. We can also do a mixture of styles in one show and/or tailor our style/styles to suit your venue and audience. Our groups all are suitable and *appealing* to all ages, from 3 to 93. Our groups have appeared with and/or opened for Gary Burton Tracy Chapman Ray Charles Eric Clapton Kevin Mahogany Reggie & Mardra Thomas Bobby McFerrin Liza Minnelli The Yellowjackets and many more... Accomplishments include entries in the Grammy Awards for 17 years in a row, features in Downbeat magazine, JazzReview, O'Place Jazz, Great Music Sites.com, Kweevak "Editor's Choice" & "Readers' Survey" awards for 5 years in a row, and many other independent music industry awards and honors. Heart Consort Music is celebrating 32 years in business this year, and has twenty eight CD releases. All of these releases have received national/international airplay and distribution. The group "James Kennedy & Friends" tours regularly in support of these releases both in the US and abroad.