MP3 Hennessy Brothers - Chunky
Eclectic mix of original modern jazz tunes - funk, Brasilian, east coast swing, odd meter, smokey ballad- with burning solos and great writing.
9 MP3 Songs
JAZZ: Contemporary Jazz, URBAN/R&B: Funk
The Hennessy brothers
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Sean Hennessy - Guitarist
Sean started getting it together in 1982 with a year spent at Guitar Institute Of Technology in LA. At GIT he studied with Joe Diorio, Scott Henderson, Carl Schroeder, and Bruce Buckingham. While in LA Sean met and hung out with Peter Sprague, Toninho Horta, John Albaugh, Dean White, Neil Simonette, Tico Monteiro, and Flavio Medeiros.
Sean has been a professional guitar player for 25 years with stints in San Diego, Nashville, and all over the Midwest. Sean has played with A.J. Croce, Rob Whitlock, Trip Sprague, Duncan Moore, Conrad Herwig, Tom Kennedy, Dave Scott, Buddy Defranco, James Williams, Jim Widner, Henry Clay, Reggie Thomas, Nelson Faria, Ray Kennedy, Pat Coil, Clay Jenkins, Annie Sellick, Sara Evans, Cliff Almond, Rick Dimuzio, Paul Gardner, Ron Anson, Scott Hesse, Ken Kehner, Don Aliquo, and Marty Morrison.
Sean has toured all over the U.S., Brasil, and Europe including appearances at the Nacional Teatro Do Brasil and the Molde, Nice, and North Sea Jazz festivals. In 1996 Sean appeared on the popular PBS music show Austin City Limits with A.J. Croce.
Kevin Hennessy - Bassist, Producer
4 and 5 String
Fretted and Fretless Electric Bass
In high school Kevin performed with the jazz, orchestra, and marching bands on electric and upright bass.
After high school Kevin attended Musician’s Institute studying with Bob Magnusson, Ray Brown, Jeff Berlin, Joe Diorio, and Carl Schroeder. In the fall of "85 Kevin moved to San Diego, Ca. and within six months was playing with one of southern California’s best jazz ensembles, The Peter Sprague Group.
Over the last 23 years Kevin has recorded for Sony/BMG Music, Sony Classical, Denon Records, CTI Records, MCA, Pangea Records, HBO Films, Electra Records, and Sugar Hill Records.
“Chunky” Hennessy Brothers, 2008
“Where the Waters Run” Leela and Ellie Grace, 2007
“Secuencia” REIK, Sony/BMG Music, 2006
“Sabbath Home” Cathy Barton & Dave Para, 2006
“Falling Stars” Ryan Boud, 2004
“Duetto” Sony Classical Records, 2003
"Duetto" The Concert at the Roman Colosseum, PBS Great Performances, 2003
“26 Miles” Sean Watkins, Sugar Hill Records, 2003
“Let It Fall” Sean Watkins, Sugar Hill Records, 2001
“HBO soundtrack “Mind of the Married Man” HBO
“Dolphins” IMAX soundtrack featuring Sting,
Pangea Records, 2000
“Forgotten Stories” Hennessy Brothers, 1999
“Soliloquy” Peter Sprague, SBE Records, 1996
“Vineland Dreams” Steve Laury, CTI Records, 1995
“Keepin’ The Faith” Steve Laury, Denon Records, 1993
“Kiko” Kiko Cibrian, Silver Strand Records, 1990
Sting, Joe Pass, Larry Carlton, Peter Sprague,
Sean Watkins, Sara Watkins, Glenn Phillips, Duncan Moore, Mike Wofford, Nate Wood, Chad Smith, Michael Shapiro, Cliff Almond, Steve Kujala,Brandon Fields, Scott Henderson, Kiko Cibrian, Dave Para,Cathy Barton Para, Iian Rubin,
Mike Hamilton, Bob Magnusson, Steve Wood, Daniel May, Mike Keneally, Tommy Aros, Bill Cantos,
Kevyn Lettau, T. Lavitz, Greg Liesz, Warren Wiebe,
Rob Whitlock, Ken Kehner, Brian Price, Wayne Johnson, Hank Easton, Salvatore Licitra, Marcello Alvarez,
Sir Harry Bowens, John Opferkuch, Grant Geissman,
Alan Pasqua, Jerry Douglas, Stuart Duncan, Hall Rugg,
Sam Most, Allen Beeson, Karla Bonoff, Art Rodriguez,
Todd Strait, Karl Denson, Leela and Ellie Grace, Steve Stevens, Jon Brion, The City Of Prague Philharmonic,
The Roma Sinfonietta
John Scofield, Bob James, Albert King, James Gadson,
Peter Sprague,Smokey Robinson, Tom Brechtlein,
Joe Diorio, Herbie Mann, Ernie Watts, Mark O’Connor, America, Nickel Creek, Mike Wofford, Kim Carnes,
Joey Heredia, Miles Vandiver, Dick Oatts, Allen Beeson, Steve Kujala, Mike Keneally, The San Diego Symphony,
Bob Mann, Ken Kehner, Rob Whitlock, Amber Whitlock, Mundell Lowe, Salvatore Licitra,
Marcello Alvarez, Peter Cetera, The Steely Damned,
Tommy Aros, Steve Kujala, Leela and Ellie Grace, Michael Shapiro, Warren Wiebe, Steve Wood, Daniel May, Jamie O’Neal, The Roma Sinfonietta
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