Episode 57 – Kenny Tomlinson

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INTRODUCTION

If you have always wanted to get into the business of playing music for a living but don’t know how then this podcast is a must listen. Kenny Tomlinson has had no formal music education but he’s lived his entire life playing the music he loves and travels the world playing in a multitude of bands and with a huge number of great musicians.

Kenny discusses how he got into music, his passion for the 50s and the rock n roll scene of the 1950s.

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Podcast Ep 56 – Table Of Contents

  • 0.00 – 0.40 Introduction
  • 0.56 Bumping into Kenny Tomlinson.
  • 1.30 Musical background and gaining employment in a local music shop.
  • 9.30 Putting together the first saxophone!
  • 13.25 The changing face of the music industry.
  • 14.25 Getting involved in the music industry.
  • 16.43 Completely self taught instrumentalist.
  • 19.27 Biggest influence on Kenny’s style.
  • 20.50 Playing Viva Las Vegas.
  • 25.19 Actually making a living playing the music of the 50s.
  • 26.35 Playing with the band “Mud”.
  • 29.57 Playing with Mary Jean Lewis.
  • 31.35 Being hired by local promotors to play with various acts across Europe.
  • 34.38 The secret to getting work in the music business.
  • 35.15 Getting the saxophone on flights and the treatment given by airlines in general.
  • 38.55 The saxophone that Kenny plays.
  • 44.24 Looking for rockabilly festivals and 50s music and wrap up.
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Kenny In Performance

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CONNECT WITH KENNY

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