From his Chicago roots, saxophonist, bandleader, producer, Kenny Soderblom has had a multifaceted career as a full time musician. His 8 years with CBS/ Chicago staff orchestra, performing on all the woodwind instruments, led him into the freelance world where he played on thousands of TV and radio commercials.
In addition, Kenny found time to contract and play with orchestras for: Frank Sinatra, Quincy Jones, Tony Bennett, Nancy Wilson, Rosemary Clooney, Peggy Lee, Lena Horne, Helen Merrill, Henry Mancini, Julie Andrews, Burt Bacharach, Benny Goodman, Mel Torme, Steve and Eydie, Richard Harris US Tour, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Aretha Franklin, Smokey Robinson, Dionne Warwick, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Sonny & Cher, solos with Sarah Vaughan and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Kenny Soderblom Jazz Quintet with Seija Ozawa and The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Harry Connick, Jr, Bobby Darrin, Andy Williams, Perry Como, Tom Waits, Jimmy Durante, Sammy Davis, Jr., Billy Eckstine, Nelson Riddle, Red Skelton, George Burns, Ella Fitzgerald, Diahann Carroll with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, Donny Hathaway, Oliver Nelson, Lalo Schfrin, Louis Bellson.
Director of Two Jazz Club of Sarasota Jazz Festivals, Concert with Kenny Soderblom/Jack Petersen 18 piece Jazz band at Van Wezel Theater, Sarasota, Florida, Bobby Rosengarden (Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Jerry Lewis Telethon) Dick Hyman (92nd Street “Y” in New York.) Nine country tour of jazz festivals with Gerry Mulligan and the “Rebirth of the Cool” Orchestra. Four years as a Music Director, Chicago Theatre. Associate music director, Magic Mountain opening season, Valencia, California.