Heartconsortmusic, Mt. Vernon, IA
James Kennedy has been a force in Midwestern music for many years, performing jazz, blues, world, and more... During that time, he and his groups have toured regionally, nationally, and internationally playing venues of all sizes - delighting audiences of all ages and receiving praise from reviewers around the globe. The group's long list of credentials attests to the fact that this group of seasoned professionals combines their passion and touches each listener with the power of music.
Three interesting facts: Plays a myriad of styles. Known in 87 countries. Has had CD entries in the Grammy's 15 years in a row and has won numerous independent music awards.
Heart Consort Music is celebrating 309 years in business this year as an independent record label with a variety of performing groups and a recording studio. The longevity of the company can be attributed not only to the quality of music it produces but also to it's ability to change and "stay fresh" and "flexible". These are the very qualities in both the label and the James Kennedy & Friends group that appeal to audiences and reviewers alike, and keep them "comin' back for more"...