Jon Patrick Brennan - Guitar, Bass, Voice & Piano
Jon Patrick Brennan has been active in the Southern New England music scene for two decades, as a performer, instructor, arranger, producer, engineer, studio player, and karaoke host. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Music and Theatre from Rhode Island College, and he has served as Resident Arranger / Composer at TRIAD-Normandy Sound in Warren since 2012. He has produced music of many different genres, including Rock, Hip-hop, Pop, Country, Dance, R&B, Celtic, Chiptune, and Orchestral, as well as composing original scores for cinematic projects. (Visit www.jpbarranger.com for more information and sample audio).
Jon provides keyboard and vocals for two local rock bands, the David Tessier All-Star Stars and Shryne, both of which have won awards from Motif Magazine. He regularly performs with other groups as well, such as the American Who tribute band and the Kari Tieger Ensemble. In addition to acting in about 70 theatrical productions, he has served as Musical Director for a dozen shows — most recently Jesus Christ Superstar at Mixed Magic Theatre — and has orchestrated for two world premiere musicals with the East Bay Players, both of which he directed. He also joined the ranks of King Richard’s Faire for three seasons as Village Music Director, wandering minstrel, and pit band musician.