John Kenniebrew is a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, composer, and arranger from Cleveland Heights, Ohio. He is a 2009 Cleveland Heights High School graduate and holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from Howard University where he studied jazz vocal performance and arranging under the tutelage of Connaitre Miller.
As a music educator he had directed choirs and taught general music in both the Cleveland and District of Columbia/Maryland areas. John has travelled all over the U.S. and internationally, having had the opportunity to share the stage with many musical giants, including Lecretia Campbell, Fred Hammond, Esperanza Spalding, Al Jarreau, Bobby McFerrin, and Smokey Robinson. He has also performed for numerous dignitaries at their homes, including Premier Ewart Brown of Bermuda, United States Ambassador Pamela Bridgewater, Vice President Joe Biden, and President Barak H. Obama. John is a former member of Howard University’s Afro Blue and a current member of Traces of Blue. His goal is to use music to provide dynamic, entertaining, and musical experiences to all people through performance, composition, arranging, and education.