Bernzilla is getting ready for Vegas 

Yeah man! I got four songs completely done and ready for Vegas today.  Now I've finished the ten new songs I wanted just for Vegas. I'm using my full sonic palette on my MacBook played/controlled live with EWI4000s, Keith McMillen SoftStep and 12 Step.  The ten new tracks are all different; ambient, world, organic, orchestral, electro, house, techo, drum & bass (2), smooth jazz/chill, and straight ahead jazz.  I'm playing and controlling all kinds of stuff with my EWI using Live8 and Reason.  It's…

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Bernzilla w/ Science Factory! Live Studio Video 8.15.2011 


New video from Science Factory! ~ wanted to capture a session where you can see us all playing together. No overdubs. No post-editing. Raw jammin'! Enjoy!

I'm using my Fender Rhodes Combinator patch in Reason!

Science Factory is:
Bernzilla (Bernie Kenerson): AKAI EWI 4000s/Macbook Loaded
Mixmaster Doc (Daniel Brady): Turntables/Programming/Mixing
MC Troublepants (Sam Favata): Guitar/Line6 M13 Stombox Modeler

EWI/jazz lessons via Skype 

I have a limited number of time slots open for one on one live lessons online via Skype.  Contact me via email or on Facebook for my Skype name.  I teach all aspects of the Art of the EWI, jazz playing, sound design, track programming, theory, composing, arranging, all things MIDI, hardware and software.  Also, consulting and set up of modern up to date softsynths and music sofware. Especially, Reason/Record, Ableton, Cubase, Sampletank, Omnisphere, Aria, and all Samplemodeling instruments.

Here's what…

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1st Annual Wind Synthposium in Vegas, June 2012 

I'm happy to announce that I'll be a main presenter at the first annual wind synthposium in Las Vegas this Summer. The dates are June 15,16 & 17, 2012.  Mark your calendars and check out for more details!


My current Art of the EWI Set Up! August 2011 

I'm very happy with my current set up for both live and studio!  Here it is: My gold skinned Akai EWI4000s is for internal sounds (90% Patchman) with wireless audio (Samson) through a Line6 M13 Stompbox Modeler.  My black chrome skinned Akai EWI4000s is for MIDI control with MIDIjet Pro Wireless to my Macbook running Abelton Live8 Suite w/ Max for Live, Aria, IFW, Sylenth, Omnisphere, SampleTank, Kontakt 4 (All Samplemodeling Horns), iDrum, Reason/Record rewired, MIDI Harmonizer V200, Keith

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"Bernie Game" Artist & CD Radio Feature Tonight 8/16/2011 

Tonight, Tuesday August 16, 2011 6:30 to 9:00pm (Pacific) 89.5 FM (San Francisco) {OR} {OR} will be featuring my Art of the EWI CD "Bernie Game". I will be on air and online for an interview and questions. It's interactive so I hope you will join us. I will also be on live cam in my studio!

This is how you get into the chat-room on stick am. You need to go to

On the Stick am page there is a box at the bottom of the…

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Science Factory! make their new York Debut on July 2, 2011 

In their NYC debut, Science Factory will be playing a very special DnB set with special guest Paul Christian.

Science Factory is an idea three different people had, and began to develop soon after meeting. In fact, even after they met, the idea just kept floating around for awhile. Ideas are like that: floaty. Daniel Brady (Mixmaster Doc), Bernie Kenerson (Bernzilla) & Sam Favata (MC Troublepants) might seem an unlikely trio if you met them outside of a musical context. Brady(26) and Favata(29) met

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New Source for EWI & Jazz Lessons 

Here's a new site where I'll be teaching EWI & jazz. It's a fantastic resource for getting on the fast track to mastering EWI and Jazz Playing. Quamon Fowler has this site wired and going on for us. Check it out!

There are some basic EWI lessons and a very useful lesson on De-glitching, which applies to WX players too.

I will be adding over a dozen more lessons between now and the end of the year.  I'll also be scheduling a regular weekly interactive EWI master class, probably on Moday nights 8PM Eastern…

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Working on Two New Reason Refills 

Just wanted to let you know that I'm currently hard at work on two new refills.  One is an Emulation Combinator refill that will have at least fifty combinators featuring sounds of real instruments and making big use of the powerful NN-XT sampler. They will be woodwinds, brass, strings, guitars, basses, keys, voices, ethnic and miscellaneous patches. Look for it by September.  I've also started work on my EWI Thor Refill Vol. 3. Just can't get enough of Thor!  All refills will be programmed for breath…

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