Shannon Kennedy


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  • B.M. in Music Performance, Cal State University Long Beach, Minor in Marketing
  • 2009 Who’s Who at CSULB
  • M.A. in Music, Queen’s University Belfast (graduated with Distinction) with additional certifications in French, German and Italian


Teen Jazz and Teen Jazz Radio

Shannon hosts, designs, maintains and regularly contributes to Teen Jazz, a website and community for up and coming musicians. The site features interview with aspiring performers, music reviews, and music business advice articles. Teen Jazz Radio is the site’s podcast where Shannon features the music of Teen Jazz Artists and answers reader questions.

As part of Teen Jazz, Shannon has published the following eBooks:


Kenkase Music

In 2004, Shannon and her father Dave Kennedy founded Kenkase Reed Cases and Music Accessories, a saxophone reed case and guitar pick case company. Kenkase creates handcrafted, wood reed cases and guitar pick cases with a variety of customizable options.