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KIM SANDERS & FRIENDS: GYPSY MADNESS, PERSIAN NIGHTS at CAMELOT

Friday Feb 1st sees the return of Kim Sanders & Friends and their unique style of Balkan Gypsy brass-band madness – and that ain’t all! There will also be Persian dance grooves, aetherial Sufi meditations, Sth African township jive and strange uncategorisable originals. Special guest with the band will be Iranian Kurdish percussionist Mustafa Karami, […]

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BREATH & FLUTES at ST LUKE’S

  The Kinetic Energy Jazz Festival continues to expand it’s horizons, and this year’s festival should be a ripper. Kim Sanders has just returned from performing at the Sawahlunto International Music Festival in Sumatra. He will be joined in a concert of flute music by touring fue maestro Kaoru Watanabe and shakuhachi-master Riley Lee. New […]

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Kim Sanders with Kauro Watanabe and Riley Lee at Kinetic Energy Jazz Festival Jan 27

The Kinetic Energy Jazz Festival continues to expand it’s horizons, and this year’s festival should be a ripper. Kim has just returned from performing at the Sawahlunto International Music Festival in Sumatra. He will be joined by touring fue maestro Kauro Watanabe and Shakuhachi-master Riley Lee. Kaoru and Riley are both active taiko performers. More […]

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KIM TO PERFORM at SAWAHLUNTO INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL in SUMATRA

Kim to has been invited to perform at the Sawahlunto International Music Festival in Sumatra and is heading for Indonesia at the end of November. He will be doing some solo material and hooking up with percussionist Ron Reeves. Kim and Ron have toured together in Indonesia several times with GengGong and Trio Dingo. Kim […]

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Kim Sanders & Friends Trio at Sea of Sound Festival in Bathurst

Don’t forget all you Far Westies: Kim Sanders & Friends Trio (featuring Peter Kennard and Llew Kiek) will be performing at the opening night of the Bathurst Inland Sea of Sound Festival on Tues 16 Oct. See their website for more info: inlandseaofsound.com

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KIM SANDERS & FRIENDS at KINETIC JAZZ

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 […]

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KIM SANDERS & FRIENDS at KINETIC JAZZ

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 […]

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Wandering Minstrel at Festival of the Winds

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!

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KIM SANDERS and LLEW KIEK guest performance with DVA at CAMELOT

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 […]

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KIM SANDERS & FRIENDS: GYPSY BLAST at CAMELOT

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 […]