At last! The book containing most of Kim’s compositions is finished! 39 tunes, some full scores, some simple lead sheets, including “Kong’s Dream” and “Istanbul Bluesu” are waiting to be played by musicians who want to have fun with bent grooves. Kim explored rhythms and scales of music from many lands and incorporated them into his compositions. […]
We (Linda and Mara and team) are still working on getting Kim’s charts ready for publication. Linda had over optimistically organised musicians and venues in February to have an Extra Vaganza Concert to launch it, and showcase the music he had created. These plans are on hold until the book is ready. As it is a labour […]
To honour Kim’s life work, Linda is compiling a book of (some of) his compositions. Close friends are putting a lot of time into this project. Marrickville is partially funding the costs. It is hoped to have a launch concert next year (2015) to showcase his music with members of Brassov, GengGong, and the long […]
At the Camelot Lounge concert on oct 26, 2014, you will have the rare opportunity to purchase a T shirt, especially made for his Memorial Picnic Bash – and CD’s.
Friends of Kim Sanders Camelot Lounge Sunday October 26, 2014 Friends of Kim Sanders Band (FoKS), are joining together on October 26, eleven months after his death, to play Kim’s compositions, and an old favorite or two. Kim’s compositions fuse elements from Balkan, West African, and Middle-Eastern folk musics, jazz, and Indian and Turkish Classical, […]
Kim Sanders & Friends return to Camelot on Sept 1 with a different line-up featuring some old friends. Bassist Mark Szeto has returned from Norway, where he has been working for the last year or so, bringing his own brand of excellence to the bottom end, and there will be two percussionists, Peter Kennard and […]
Kim will be performing for the first time with Colin Offord an Thurs Aug 29. ‘When I played my music for my mum she used to say that it was “interesting”. Colin’s music is the same – looking forward to the gig. Who knows what will happen. Also featuring Calvin Welch funkifying on drums, Stephen […]
They’re back! Get out your dancing shoes, and get ready for Kim Sanders & Friends in Gypsy Party mode at Camelot on Friday July 7. There will be bent Romany (Gypsy)- style brass-band grooves, Persian reggae, Kurdish pulsations, ska, Sth African township jive and all kinds of weird originals. At all times, rhythm is king! […]
Kim will be doing an interview with Gayle Austin on Curved Radio (2SER 107.3) at 12.30am on Mon 27 May. They will l be playing a tune or two as well. The programme will also be available on live streaming round the world – see http://www.2ser.com for details.
World Music Double Bill at Camelot Kim Sanders with Bobby Singh, and Horse and Wood feature in a double bill at 7.30 at Camelot on Sunday May 5. Kim Sanders (ney, kaval, duduk, gaidas) has always avoided the shallow pastiche approach so prevalent in World Music. A pioneer of World Music since the late seventies, […]