A seasoned performer equally at home in jazz, rock, blues and classical guitar settings, he has opened up for such notable acts as Johnny Winter, Dickey Betts, Levon Helm, Johnnie Johnson, Gov't Mule, Keller Williams and Stanton Moore. He has performed at a wide variety of venues from The Stone Pony to the Knitting Factory, from the Trump Taj Mahal to the Zinc Bar NYC. He holds a B.A. in Music from Kean University specializing in classical guitar.
Among Kevin's numerous musical experiences, he has shared the stage with the Bob Mintzer big band and his guitar was played by Ritchie Blackmore. A guitar player and vocalist of surprising skill, he has studied with eminent guitarists such as jazz masters Ted Dunbar and Dave Stryker, as well as classical virtuoso Christopher Kenniff. He performs regularly in a solo acoustic capacity as well as with his projects The Kevin Hildebrandt Trio, The Atmosferics and The Hub Kings. A composer and educator, he has written many works for ensemble as well as solo guitar, and his teaching methods have helped shape the musical lives of many people both young and old.