Bass Virtuoso/Composer Kenny Weydener began his musical journey at the tender age of 8,playing both standup bass and drums in the school orchestra and band. After studying guitar for several years,he began playing electric bass. After playing live and recording with countless artists/bands in the Long Island and NYC area,he released 2 solo cd's Project One and Primal Sophistication,to critical acclaim, including a positive review from Bass Player Magazine. An accomplished writer as well as a virtuoso on his primary instrument,he also uses his 'chops' as an audio engineer/producer to bring his music to life via his home recording studio. Kenny works as an online session bassist laying down tracks for people all over the world,and his work has been used on major tv/film networks, including Discovery Science Channel, in both the U.S. and Mexico.With a body of work of 24 compositions to his credit,Kenny Weydener continues writing and stretching the limits of the electric bass.Kenny is endorsed by Spector Basses,Hartke Amplification,and Dean Markley Strings.
Kenny Weydener - Basses and midi drums
KW3 Early 2012
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BASS PLAYER MAGAZINE-Kenny Weydener uses rock-flavored ostinatos to support melodic lead lines on hi...BASS PLAYER MAGAZINE-Kenny Weydener uses rock-flavored ostinatos to support melodic lead lines on his self-produced instrumental CD,"Project One". With just percussion backing him,Kenny invokes tons of tones with his modified P-Bass,using strums,strokes,plucks,picks,chords,and effects to broaden his tonal palette. "Project One" isn't a wankfest disguised as soloing.It's solo music. THIRD BASS(UK)-With seamless looping of percussion and layered chordal and melody tracks this New York based composer and bassist has created a dark and introspective set of instrumental pieces.If your looking for a label you could use 'Ambient' or even,at a push,'Drum'n Bass' but to do that would be to miss out on so much of the intricate beauty of Weydener's work.There is sensitivity at work here in pieces like 'J-31' or 'Wings' which contrast well with the rythmic,almost funk 'Black Hole or 'Smoothie'.Weydener reveals himself to be an artist in touch with both his instrument and his emotions. BASS PLAYERS FORUM (myspace group)- "Groundbreaking AND oldschool at the same time!" QUOTES: "An excellent bass player"-Chuck Rainey "A great effort"-Steve Bailey
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