Vibrato Welcomes Nivo Deux’s Saxophonist Shannon Kennedy to their US Artist Roster
BANGKOK, THAILAND // August 16, 2013 // Up and coming saxophonist Shannon Kennedy of Nivo Deux has joined Vibrato Saxophones as one of their US Artists. The California-based artist is well known not only for her 80s pop and smooth jazz sax style but her commitment to outreach and educational programs for teens and aspiring musicians.
Creating an accomplished reputation in an ever-expanding array of musical genres, Shannon Kennedy is recognized as an extraordinarily multi-faceted artist, composer, producer, performer, and recording artist. Primarily recognized as a ‘powerhouse saxophonist’ throughout Southern California, Kennedy made her international debut performing on the 2007 Smooth Jazz Cruise with some of smooth jazz’s best-known performers – Brian Culberston, Craig Chaquico, Boney James, Candy Dulfer, Nick Colionne, and Michael Lington. Since she has toured and performed with 10,000 Maniacs, Peter White, U-Nam and has made an appearance on the television series America’s Got Talent.
Additionally, Kennedy has produced and recorded several solo projects and she is excited to announce the release of her fifth full album, Behind Your Eyes. Most recently, Shannon has joined guitarist U-Nam to form the smooth jazz supergroup Nivo Deux http://www.nivodeux.com with the release of their duet single “Love’s No Distance.” Shannon currently endorses Rico Reeds, BG France, Rheuben Allen, Vibrato Saxophones, and Beechler Mouthpieces.
Kennedy has also created http://www.teenjazz.com a community for upcoming musicians offering opportunities to young performers to network and share their musical experiences.
“I am excited to become a member of the Vibrato Saxophone family,” said Kennedy. “Their saxophones sound amazing, are fun to play and fit perfectly with the spirit of Nivo Deux. I am sure it will be a wonderful relationship.”
Shannon uses the Vibrato A1S Alto Saxophone with pink pads.
For more information about Shannon Kennedy, visit http://www.shannon-kennedy.com.
For more information about Vibrato products, visit http://vibratosax.com.
Vibrato is the world’s only saxophone that is designed and manufactured using a durable polycarbonte material that is lightweight and water resistant. The only Alto Saxophone that weighs just 850 grams (1.9 Lbs.). The bell and neck are made from a polycarbonate mixture, and the rods are made from lightweight aircraft-grade aluminum. The pads are made from self-leveling silicone, because a soft pad ensures a perfect seal on the tone holes. They are non-toxic and are available in multicolor sets that the user can replace by themselves.
Vibrato saxophones are designed and made in Thailand.