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“OM SPIRITUS” CD RELEASED

The CD “Om Spiritus: Music for a Peaceful Planet” has been released. Kim plays duduk and gaida on three tracks. For more information see www.info@medicinemusic.com.au

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AT LAST! RETURN OF KIM SANDERS & FRIENDS

Kim Sanders & Friends will make their long-anticipated return to performing with a gig at Qirkz temporary venue at Club 103 on August 29 (venue is now confirmed). * Kim Sanders: inflato-bags, breath tubes, honk’n’blurtin * Llew Kiek: strange string things * Mark Szeto: beefy bottom end * Bobby Singh: bent beats QIRKZ is pleased […]

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GENGGONG TO REFORM FOR INDONESIAN TOUR AND AUSTRALIAN GIGS IN 2011

Due to popular demand, plans to re-form the band for an Indonesian tour and some Australian performances  in 2011 are going ahead. The tour was originally planned for 2010 but logistical constraints (Jabo and Reza are based in Indonesia, Kim and Ron in Australia) made this impossible at that time. GengGong  has toured Indonesia three […]

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Lectures on “World Music in Film” Kim will be lecturing on “World Music in Film” at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School in Sydney on Saturday 29th May.

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Guest performance with Fatih Kisaparmak

Kim was a guest with Fatih Kisaparmak and his band at Auburn in Sydney on March 13. Due to scheduling problems, the Kim Sanders & Friends with Haydar Tanriverdi (Kim’s Turkish kaval teacher) and Kemal Esen (baglama) did not come off,  but they are likely to tour with Fatih Kisaparmak around this time in 2011.  […]

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Kim Sanders & Friends at the Gearin

Kim Sanders & Friends: High-altitude World Music at the Gearin Kim Sanders & Friends return to the Gearin Hotel in Katoomba on Sunday December 6 for a performance of high-altitude World music. The gig will include ska, Persian reggae and South African township jive as well as the band’s usual eclectic mix of  demented Balkan […]

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Sumatran Earthquake Benefit Concert

On October 24 Kim will be performing at a fundraising concert to help reconstruction after the earthquakes in Sumatra. Other performers will be The Rhythm Hunters (led by Rendra Freestone, himself a Sumatran), the Suara Indonesia Dance Group and special guests. Proceeds will go to Indonesian Red Cross Earthquake Appeal. Saturday October 24 The Rhythm […]

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Duduk/kaval session for forthcoming film.

Kim had just done a duduk and kaval session for Tony King for a forthcoming film project with an ecological theme. Details to be revealed in the fullness of time.

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Kim Sanders and Friends at the Chapel by the Sea

Kim Sanders & Friends bring their unique blend of serene Sufi meditations, deranged Balkan Gypsy dance rhythms, magical Indian wizardry, Persian reggae and seriously bent Afro-jazz grooves to the Chapel by the Sea in Bondi on Friday September 18. Kim will be joined by Sandy Evans, Steve Elphick and Bobby Singh. “There is a pool […]