Happy Birthday Frank…

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This birthday tribute is “my way” of saying thank you to the most swingin’ and musically deep singer of the American songbook. This recording is dedicated and released on his birthday, December 12th. The complex arrangements with Nelson Riddle as well as his approach to defining a song are unmatched, which definitely influenced my melodic […]

What is an EVI?

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What is an EVI? Many people ask me, “What is that strange looking instrument you perform and record with?” It’s called a Steiner EVI. (Electric Valve Instrument.) Its totally original and nothing quite sounds like it. It can be soft and beautiful or soar like an eagle. It has three valves and plays like a trumpet, but […]

Darryl John Kennedy-Theme for Studio Vision

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To all those young recording engineers and musicians around the world who think they are so hip to technology. Way before there was Protools, Logic, Performer, Ableton or any other midi sequencer with audio, there was Opcode’s Studio Vision. This was a breakthrough in technology in the early 90’s. For the first time, musicians could […]

Welcome to my new website!

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“The Paris I Knew” Composed and arranged by Darryl John Kennedy. I want to welcome everyone to my new music website. Here you will find music, movies, articles and photos of my work. As the first blog, I thought I’d start off with something I composed for the French people as a tribute of thanks. […]