Current musical interests (performances, bands, groups, etc.):
*“Anima String Orchestra, lead by Jovino Santos Neto” Performing @ Benaroya Hall in 2009. *“Brendan O’Donnell Trio”, Monday nights at @ Faire Café Gallery in Seattle
*“O’Donnell/Beckley quartet”, January 14 @ Egans Ballard Jam House.
*“Mack Grout/Brendan O’Donnell Duo”, February 2009 @ Castle Key in Port Townsend.
*Past performances have included appearances with notables such as Jovino Santos Neto, Chuck Deardorf, John Stowel, Dave Peterson, Bruce Forman and Gary Hobbs.
Education / Training
*Bachelors degree in music from Cornish College Of The Arts.
*Graduate of South Medford High School. (Award winning guitarist in Jazz program, member of wind ensemble and marching band).
*Received awards and scholarships while attending University Of Oregon.
Summer Jazz Camp and Britt Festivals Summer Jazz Camp for four consecutive years.
*Have taken private guitar lessons from various instructors over an eight-year period.
Brendan O'Donnell on guitar with Mack Grout group
I am considering taking lessons. Please contact me with further information. Thank you.