Kim Sanders and Friends is not a group that trots out the same old tunes and the same approach at every gig. Drawing from a pool of some of Australia’s finest improvising musicians who have studied in different traditions, the group is constantly evolving. This time they will be exploring the slightly jazzier part of […]
Kim will be performing as a Wandering Minstrel (playing traditional music from the Balkans and the Middle East) at the Festival of the Winds at Bondi on Sunday September 9. Bring the kids. Music, food, plenty of fantastic kites to look at (or bring your own) ….and it’s free!
Kim Sanders and Llew Kiek (a regular performer with Kim Sanders & Friends) will be guest performers with Dva at Camelot on Sunday 15 th July at Camelot. Linsey Pollak and Kim have performed together in many projects since 1979, including Australia’s first “Jazz/Wog” band Rabadaki (say it!) and Seaweed and wire. This will be […]
Friday June 29 will be a night of Balkan Gypsy brass-band madness – and that ain’t all! There will also be Persian reggae, African grooves and strange uncategorisable originals. Kim has spent a lot of time in The Balkans and Turkey studying and playing with Romani musicians. “Those guys can really play!” says Kim. “And […]
Kim Sanders will join regular collaborators Bobby Songh and Llew Kiek, together with Kim’s visiting mey teacher Songul Karahasanoglu and a cast of thousands (including the Song Company, Shohrat Tursun, Wang Zheng Ting, Mina Kanaridis, Michael Askill and more) in The Hall at the National Museum of Australia. 7.30 Sunday May 13 Tickets $65/59 […]
World Music pioneer Kim Sanders and percussionist Ron Reeves will join the Okapi Guitar Band in a double bill at the Empire Hotel in Annandale on Sunday March 25 Kim Sanders & Ron Reeves play serene Turkish Sufi meditations, frantic Bulgarian dance grooves, strange, bent originals…sounds and rhythms that will take your breath away. Multi-instrumentalist […]
The Kim Sanders & Friends gig at Camelot on Feb 10 was a full house – sorry to all those who missed out! Stay tuned for Kim Sanders & Friends’ next gig.
Friday Feb 10th will be a night of Balkan Gypsy brass-band madness – and that ain’t all! There will also be Persian dance grooves, aetherial Sufi meditations and strange uncategorisable originals. Special guest with the band will be Iranian Kurdish percussionist Mustafa Karami, a master of the dhaf (traditional frame drum). He was declared Best […]
[Media Release] World Music pioneer Kim Sanders has become the first Australian to have a composition of Turk Klasik Muzigi (Turkish Classical Music) published in Turkey. “Saba Saz Semai” has been published on www.neyzen.com, a website dedicated to the ney, the flute used by the Mevlevi Order of Dervishes, known as the Whirling Dervishes. It […]