With a passion for entertaining audiences with energetic, engaging performances, Jeremy Birdsall is a professional multi-instrumentalist known for his electric stage presence and ability to play multiple instruments at the same time. Based in Orlando, Florida, Jeremy performs and records regularly on bass, piano, guitar, percussion, cello, mandolin, ukulele, dulcimer banjo, sitar, Chapman Stick and vocals. Jeremy is the Director of Music for Willow Creek Church in Winter Springs, FL, as well as the President of Kavode, Inc., where he provides professional music instruction, audio post production and music composition for film, TV and video games.
Throughout his performance career, Jeremy has played venues and festivals with attendances of 10,000-100,000 including Universal Orlando, Walt Disney World, Hard Rock Orlando, Amway Center and SunFest, and he has opened for national acts including Sammy Hagar & The Circle, Huey Lewis & The News, Toots & The Maytals, Hunter Hayes and Sawyer Brown. The opportunity to tour with 5-time Grammy award-winner, Sandi Patty, is a cherished career highlight. He has been featured as a street musician in a national commercial and is a recipient of the “Musician of the Year” award from Songwriters Showcase of America.
As a recording artist, Jeremy’s solo release, Acoustic Healing, is an ambient, instrumental album featuring beautiful, contemplative melodies and exotic instrumentation. As a member of alt-pop sibling band Flying Mammals, Jeremy has had the extraordinary experience of recording an album with legendary producer, Sylvia Massy (Prince, Johnny Cash, Tool, RHCP, etc.).
His passion for arts in the community led Jeremy to found the instrumental music festival, Shut Up & Play, as well as the Orlando Jazz Community Facebook group. He has also served as a board member for the Central Florida Jazz Society and Circle Member for the world-class Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
Jeremy is extremely honored to be an annual judge for the NAACP’s National ACT-SO Competition, a voting member of the Recording Academy / GRAMMY Awards, and a voting member of the GMA / Dove Awards, and he is proud to endorse Aguilar Amplification, Gold Tone Instruments and Gator Cases.
Bass (electric – fretted/fretless, acoustic bass guitar, upright bass)
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