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Kenny Wayne Gunner / Bio

THE LEGENDARY GUITAR MAN OF SEATTLE WASHINGTON -SEATTLE'S BEST BLUE'S ROCK & JAZZ FOR OVER A DECADE !
! ! Kenny Wayne Gunner plays guitar & sings extensively for a variety of high profile celebrities, events & venues. He’s performed on live TV & radio, movies & commercials. He’s been interviewed as a special guest on talk shows numerous times; featured in major newspapers & currently a popular topic online. He has sold over 95,000 CDs. Recently, October 2008, Leon Hendrix(Jimi Hendrix brother) has asked Kenny Wayne to become his guitar player & go on tour with Hendrix. Kenny Wayne was asked by Bob Seger's family to perform for their private birthday celebration, which he did this past summer!

Kenny Wayne was born in Seattle Washington, U.S.A! He purchased his first guitar at age eight at a swap meet for $5.00 & has been playing ever since. Music is in his blood, he comes from a superb history of musicians. His grandfather played the steel guitar in Harvey Thomas’ band.(creator of the Iron Cross guitar-Thomas Guitar's Websitecolor=blueviolet>) Kenny Wayne's guitar talents rocketed him to local celebrity status after completing a 4-year stint in downtown Seattle. Fan's regularly recognize him by his well deserved nickname - "Guitarman!" In 2007, he performed as the HEADLINING ACT for the 73rd anniversary of THE OLDEST JAZZ CLUB IN THE WORLD!, Baker’s Keyboard Lounge( Baker's Websitecolor=blueviolet>) Detroit, Michigan. Kenny plans to travel the United States & Europe & invites any booking interests to email him at Booking.Kenny.Wayne.Gunner@gmail.com or contact him, here, at Myspace! Below are some highlights of Kenny’s guitar career!

Performances… naming a few...color=white>
Hired(Summer 2008) by Glen Seger(Bob Seger's cousin) to perform for Seger's family birthday event.
Hired(Currently) by chef of 4-Star restaurant voted "Best In United States" by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine, voted "America's 10 best special occasion restaurants in U.S." by Bon Appétit Magazine & voted "Best 4-Star Restaurant In Michigan" numerous times to perform at chef's private events. color=009999>
Hired by Robert Hall(Jimi Hendrix's cousin) to perform for family's birithday celebration, Jason Hendrix’s, nephew. And, the list goes on and on!

Louie Fest 2005 - performed on celebrity stage & appears in the world famous 2-day Guinness World Book of Record’s movie with other talented guitar celebrities, such as; The Kingsmen, The Fabulous Wailers, The Ventures, etc.(Tacoma Dome, Washington-Louie Fest's Websitecolor=blueviolet>color=009999>)

2005 & 2004 - Garfield Cultural Festival, Washington(Jimi Hendrix's alumni) 2005, Hire exclusively to performed his magnificent rendition of the “National Anthem/a tribute to 911” atop the RedDOT hydroplane Seafair
(Seafair's Websitecolor=blueviolet>) advertisement parade float.

Hired by Ural Thomas’(Otis Redding’s keyboard player) for private celebrations(Portland, OR)color=00F5FF>

Was regular Host & Performer of his own blues/reggae concert, published regularly in Seattle Weekly(Seattle-downtown/Ximaca’s)
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Tim Turners Blue’s Jam Performer(Seattle/Legend’s-Tim Turner's Websitecolor=blueviolet>)

Tacoma blues festival Performer
(Tacoma, WA)
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Mentor & Entertainer - Northwest Music Mentor Programs for musically under privileged at Tacoma, WA/Stacey Emerson’s “The Gig Club”
(Gig Club's Websitecolor=blueviolet>)
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Some Annually Hired Events: color=white>

July ~ Private 4th of July, Lake Union, Seattle Celebrationcolor=00F5FF>
August ~ F.B.I., C.I.A. & Federal Way Washington Police Department event
(FIREBALL-co-sponsors of eventcolor=blueviolet>)

General Info

Band Members
Kenny Wayne Gunner & Special Guest's
Artist Name
Kenny Wayne Gunner
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/KennyWayneGunner
Active Since
09/01
Genres
Blues / Rock / Smooth Jazz

Contact Info

Location
Seattle, WA

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