Jodie Kennedy

Vocalist

 

  Jodie Windal Kennedy


INFO
Name
Jodie Kennedy, Vocalist
Member: SAG-AFTRA
Los Angeles



VOCAL DEMO SONGS:
CLICK LEFT FOR A brief  VOCAL DEMO:
Duet with John Fogerty “Heaven’s Just a Sin Away”
 w/ Bruce Springsteen & J. Fogerty, “When Will I Be Loved?”
 All lead/backing vocals by Jodie, “Love Will Keep Us Together”
“Change in the Weather,” (Grammy-nominated)
All lead/backing vocals by Jodie, “As If”
6 - 7. “Paradise” & 
“I’ll Be There” off The Blueridge Rangers Rides Again, w/ J. Fogerty
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Full Songs:
Lead and all harmony/backing vocals by Jodie, “Love Will Keep Us Together” (CLICK LEFT TO LISTEN.)


Harmony vocals with John Fogerty on “Heaven’s Just A Sin Away,” on “The Blueridge Rangers Rides Again” album. (CLICK LEFT TO LISTEN.)

Harmony vocals with John Fogerty on “Change in the Weather,” on Jimmy Fallon with John Fogerty...(CLICK LEFT TO LISTEN to album version, ”The Blueridge Rangers Rides Again.”

Selection of Locations Performed:
Carnegie Hall (NYC,) Walt Disney Concert Hall, Hollywood Bowl, Broad Theater, Wiltern Theater, Nokia Theater, Shrine Auditorium, Kodak Theater (L.A.), Royal Albert Hall (London,) Stagecoach Festival (Indio), South Street Seaport, Beacon Theater (NYC,) Auditorium Theater (Chicago,) Notre Dame D’Auteuil, (Paris,) Omote Sando, (Tokyo,) Ryman Auditorium, (Nashville)
Television/Radio Appearances:                     The Late Show with David Letterman, (CBS,) Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, (NBC,) “John Fogerty: Live By Request,” (PBS,) The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien (NBC,)“Artist Confidential,” (Sirius/XM Radio.)
Selection of Artists worked with:
John Fogerty, Al Jarreau, Barry Manilow, Kenny Rogers, Sarah Brightman, Buddy Miller, Kenny Aronoff, Jay Bellarose, Greg Leisz, Dennis Crouch, Zubin Mehta, Donald Neuen, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conducting), Chris Walden Big Band, Lenny Waronker (producer,) T- Bone Burnett (producer), Mike Piersante (engineer)
Syles of Music:
Rock ‘n roll, country, country rock, blues, classical, choral, solo, movie trailer music, combination of above.  Studio and live performer.
Recently Worked On/With:
www.trailermusiclive.com
www.johnfogerty.com
www.angeleschorale.org
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Called “world class” by renowned artist John Fogerty, Jodie Windal Kennedy grew up in Athens, Georgia, where she started singing in choruses and musicals in the 4th grade (Hooray for public school music programs!) She attended many Georgia All-State Choruses, and was chosen as one of 8 sopranos to attend Georgia Governor’s Honors Program. As a history and French major at Michigan State University, she was offered a vocal scholarship, while singing in two of the university’s top choral groups. She also attended Berklee College of Music, with a vocal scholarship. 

Chosen Athens’ (Georgia) Junior Miss, she also won “Creative and Performing Arts Award” for her singing performance. She has sung the National Anthem for a University of Georgia basketball game, sung at a Michigan State University football game (and was also on Homecoming Court,) was chosen as a cast member of “Up With People,” (the international touring group,) and loves being a part of any soulful musical collaboration/celebration. (She had a gospel choir at her wedding, and loves the blues as well.)

Since in Los Angeles, she has continued to sing varied types of music with many wonderful and talented artists, at interesting venues.  She has sung choral, solo, back-up, live and studio gigs. Jodie enjoys listening to, and singing, music from classical to country to rock ‘n roll to gospel! (She has sung “Elijah” at Carnegie Hall, “Sweet Adelines” in Toyko, Durufle in Paris, and country rock at the Ryman in Nashville, as well as rock ‘n roll on the main stage at Stagecoach Festival in Indio.)

She has recorded and performed various “trailer music,” which has been heard on the Olympics broadcasts, various professional sports programs, and numerous movie trailers/previews, as well as television shows and movies.

Since 2008, she has sung with John Fogerty on a number of projects. Jodie appears in Fogerty’s concert DVD, “Comin’ Down the Road,” a concert recorded at Royal Albert Hall in London.

In 2009, she performed at the Hollywood Bowl with John Fogerty, (July 2, 3, and 4,) and she is featured on his album, “The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again,” which was released on Verve Forecast Record Label.

Jodie can be heard on the single, “When Will I Be Loved,” along with John Fogerty and Bruce Springsteen. She is also featured on the single releases “Back Home Again” (country music radio release,) and “Change in the Weather” (rock radio.) “Change in the Weather” was nominated for a Grammy for Fogerty under “Best Rock Solo performance.”

She performed with John and band on “The Late Show with David Letterman” on September 3rd, and at South Street Seaport in New York City on September 2nd.  She performed on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on September 8th.  In Nashville, the band performed at Mercy Lounge, as well as at the Americana Music Awards show, (Sept. 16-17.)

Jodie performed with Barry Manilow at the Hollywood Bowl on October 24th.

On November 7th, Jodie appeared with John Fogerty and band on the Emmy Award-winning “Live By Request,” a PBS two-hour live show. John and band were also guests on a one-hour show on Sirius/XM Radio, out of New York.

Jodie appeared on “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” (NBC) on November 10th, and in concert at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles on November 12th. She sang with John Fogerty and band as part of their U.S. tour in fall 2009.

December 12th, she sang Handel’s “Messiah” with Angeles Chorale. (www.angeleschorale.org.)

December 19th, she was part of two “Holiday Sing-along” concerts at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. (www.laphil.org.)

December 21st, she sang the Messiah at Crystal Cathedral, along with the internationally acclaimed and televised Crystal Cathedral Choir, conducted by Donald Neuen. 

In 2010, Jodie was the featured artist on the one hour M2B Television Show on NBC, October 2nd, directly after Saturday Night Live, in Southern Markets.

From 2011 through 2016, Jodie has enjoyed continuing her vocal education by taking advanced sight singing classes with Gerald White at SAG-AFTRA, and studying at McPhee International Vocal Studios.

Additionally, she has participated in Adriana McPhee’s Singer’s Workout, a performance class, which she loves.

In February 2012 she was a featured guest with the Grammy-nominated 18-piece Chris Walden Big Band at a fund-raiser Gala.

She was a featured performer at another Gala function at the Montage Beverly Hills in March 2015.

In March 2013 Jodie spent a week performing the works of Poulenc (“Gloria” and “Stabat Mater”) and Durufle (“Quatre Motets”) with the New York City Master Chorale in Paris, France, at such sites as Eglise St. Sulpice, Notre Dame D’Auteuil, and Pont des Arts.

Since 2013 and now into 2015, she has enjoyed singing with the Metropolitan Master Chorale, with talented director/arranger/composer Glenn Carlos.

On June 7, 2014, she joined Angeles Chorale and UCLA’s top chorus, along with full orchestra, for an amazing Beethoven performance at Royce Hall in L.A., conducted by her mentor, Don Neuen.

In summer of 2015, she joined vocal contractor/arranger/singer Tim Davis for a Studio Singers Intensive, held at the Barbra Streisand Scoring Stage at Sony Pictures Studio. It was a fabulous day, including great sessions with wonderful singers.

In December, 2015, Jodie joined a group of talented singers, with contractors Tim Davis and Edie Lehmann Boddicker, to perform at a benefit concert for the Trevor Project Live (directed by Adam Shankman), at the Hollywood Palladium, singing with artists Eli Lieb and Titus Burgess.

Jodie looks forward to wonderful projects and exciting musical adventures to come. She specializes in harmony and background vocals, is an excellent sight reader, a quick learner, and a vibrant live performer. As Maestro Don Neuen said, “Jodie is a shining light up there...” She speaks and understands French, and has sung often in Italian, Latin, and German. She can be contacted at the address below.

Contact: jodie@jodiekennedy.com