Mike is a Philadelphia based guitarist, composer and educator.
Mike Kennedy is a Philadelphia based guitarist, composer, producer and music educator. Over
the last 20 years, Mike's performance schedule has covered much of the East Coast, Texas
and Ohio. His experiences include performances with commercially known international pop
artists, such as Lou Rawls, Michael Feinstein, Bernadette Peters, Peter Nero and The Philly
Pops and Elton John. Mike has also performed with renowned Philadelphia Jazz musicians,
such as Larry McKenna, Bootsie Barnes and John Swana. In addition to composing, performing
and producing his own albums, Mike is a sought after composer and freelance producer who
has worked on numerous albums and projects in various musical genres, ranging from
Bluegrass to Pop.
In addition to his regular performance schedule, Mike is currently the Chairperson of the Jazz
Guitar Department at The University of The Arts, College of Performing Arts in Philadelphia,