Abe Kenney has been performing in public since 1996. His first instrument was a baritone ukulele. He has been teaching for the last ten years, gaining more experience and more students. Teaching both retired adults and children as young as 4. His primary background of study has been classical guitar, but in lessons he incorporates jazz, blues, and singing as well. He has placed and competed in competitions in the Northwest and in Boston. He has studied in masterclasses with many of todays most prominent classical guitarists, and is currently studying with Dr. Paul Grove. He has composed and recorded classical, flamenco, electronic, experimental, punk, metal, video game, and movie music. He was born in Spokane and has lived here since, but has performed in Mexico, New York, and even recorded in Japan.