Kevin Kennard, vocalist
Year Joined the Band: 2002
Favorite Esquires Tune: To listen to and watch the dancers go crazy: “Sing, Sing, Sing”
To sing: “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”
Musical Influences: Streisand / Nat King Cole / Ella / Peggy Lee / also, that Frank guy
Studying / Profession: Private voice study and vocal scholarship in college, extensive musical theater and cabaret background, work as a touring member of “The Pied Pipers” (we do concerts with The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra.) World Cup of Yodeling Champ 1996 (kidding!)
Hobbies: Travel / watching HGTV and The Food Network – a lot / going to live music and theater events
A Little Something About You: I am really, really good at spelling and basic math. It goes without saying how valuable that is for a singer….
Oh, and I have crazy-sensitive hearing, which probably explains why I flip out when anything is out of tune.
Best Part of Being an Esquire: Bandwiches