Carter Fox, Ethan Stauffer, and Joe Kenney's original song "Space Island" wins best jazz song in the Hometown Heroes awards held at The Queen Wilmington, DE on 8/7!
Fox, Stauffer, and Kenney also perform with drummer Chris Fox in The Proper Hustlers , a jam band with jazz fusion and indie rock influences.
Eddie Meyer and Joe Kenney's Rocky Reharmonized featured on air at WRTI-FM -- Temple University jazz radio station.
The track features Jon Colman of Muscle Tough on bass, Jeff Pish of The Sermon! on drums, Brooklyn/Philly recording artist Mike Talento on Sax, Kenney on keys, and Meyer with production and mixing.
STUDIO@Joe Kenney Enterprises Policy
In order to ensure the most efficient and effective lessons, The Studio at Joe Kenney Piano requests that every student sign and adhere to the policy. A copy of the policy is below, and can be downloaded for reference below (click on the PDF image).
Joe Kenney Piano Studio: Lesson Policies
Print Student Name:______________________________________
To allow for the focus on delivering high-quality music instruction, students and teacher are to abide by the following lesson policies.
PREPARATION (PRACTICE, ASSIGNMENTS):
Students should have all materials needed for their lessons
∙ This includes sheet music and books, assignment sheet/lesson notes, as well as any other materials as assigned Joe.
Students are expected to commit to weekly practice.
∙ The Studio at Joe Kenney Studio implements a reward system that recognizes student time invested in at-home practice. After every 60 stars earned, students will be given the opportunity to select from a prize bin.
∙ Joe will assign weekly homework, and may also assign written homework as well as other assignments as needed.
∙ Joe will provide a debrief of lesson progress to parents at the end of each lesson (if the parent is present following lessons).
∙ Students and parents are encouraged to ask questions of me regarding practice and written assignments as needed.
∙ Students will be sent an invoice/reminder for payments on a monthly basis
∙ Tuition is due by the first of the month and billed for the month in advance.
∙ Payments can be made via venmo @joekenneyenterprises or zelle @610-213-3645
∙ Monthly Lesson Payment is due, in full, by the first lesson of the month. ∙ There is a $5/day late fee for lessons. Your lesson spot is not guaranteed until payment is received.
Students are expected to attend all scheduled lessons.
∙ Lessons canceled by your teacher are credited to your next month’s tuition, if a make-up is unable to be made within the month.
Lessons canceled by the student:
∙ The Studio at Joe Kenney Enterprises cannot guarantee a makeup for lessons canceled by the student. The payment you make secures a timeslot, and with a full roster, the granting of any request from the client/students to change the time slot is up to the discretion of The Studio.
∙ Excessive absences may result in forfeiture of your lesson time
∙ Lesson spots are not guaranteed if absences exceed 2 weeks
∙ We appreciate your referrals!
Referral Credits Offered: One free lesson for the person referring, if the new client mentions your referral enrolls in a month of lessons. NOTE: The credit WILL NOT apply to Family members from same household who are referred.
ANNUAL RECITAL, STUDENT SPOTLIGHT AND OTHER PERFORMANCES: Annual Recital
∙ Joe Kenney Piano will have an annual recital in late, where we encourage friends and family to attend and celebrate the musical accomplishments of each student. Community Performances
∙ Joe Kenney Piano Studio will have regular performances at retirement communities and other local venues, which will be low-pressure events that give students the chance to sign up as they wish, and perform pieces in a forum that is in addition to the annual recital. Student Spotlight
∙ As a way of highlighting students’ accomplishments, a student may be recorded and highlighted on www.joekenneypiano.com. This is a great way to share the success of the highlighted student with the other students and family and friends. (Note: In order to be eligible for Student Spotlight, the waiver must be signed).
Signature of Parent/Guardian, or Student (if 18 or older)
Photographs and Video Consent, Waiver, Indemnity and Release
Photographs, Videos and Recordings
I hereby grant permission to The Studio at Joe Kenney Enterprises and its representatives to take piano performance videos during lessons and recitals for the purpose of posting to The Studio social media pages on Facebook and Instagram (Printed):
Signature of Parent/Guardian, or Student (if 18 or older) ___________________________________________ Date:
I decline the taking and use of piano performance videos during lessons and recitals for the purpose of posting to the Studio website and social media accounts (Facebook/Instagram).
Signature of Parent/Guardian, or Student (if 18 or older)___________________________________________ Date:
Waiver, Indemnity and Release
I hereby waive any right to inspect or approve the use of the images or recordings or of any written copy. I further waive all moral rights. I also waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising from or related to the use of the images, recordings, or materials. I hereby release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless the producers from and against any claims, damages or liability arising from or related to the use of the images, recordings or materials, including but not limited to claims of defamation, invasion of privacy, or rights of publicity or copyright infringement, or any misuse, distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion or use incomposite form that may occur or be produced in taking, processing, reduction or production of the finished product, its publication or distribution. I am 18 years of age or older and I am competent to contract in my own name. I have read this document before signing below, and I fully understand the contents, meaning and impact of this consent, waiver, indemnity and release. This consent, waiver, indemnity and release is binding on me, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns.
Signature (if age 18 or older) _____________________________________________Date ______________
If you have any questions about the Lesson Policies, please email me at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-213-3645