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Touring with the Wizards of Odd

Kim had a successful tour with Wizards of Odd to Elliston in South Australia to play at the Sculptures by the Sea Festival. The band included Mark Blackwell (drums), Luis Franco (congas), Mark Szeto (fretless bass), Blair Greenberg (guitar, vocals, djembe, darabukka) and Llew Kiek (bouzouki, guitar). The band played two gigs and conducted workshops […]

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East West 101

Kim has just done a session for the sound-track of the next series “East West 101”. Davood Tabrizi (kemenche) also took part in the sessions. Composer is Guy Gross.

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Kim has returned from Indonesia

Kim has just returned from Indonesia where he performed with Aboriginal dancer/singer/didge-player Glen Doyle at the Solo International Ethnic Music Festival and with Madurese group Semut Merah at the East Java Percussion Festival in Surabaya. “SIEM was great,” said Kim yesterday. “This was its second year, and there were performers from all over Indonesia, which […]

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CD “Bent Grooves” launched

Kim Sanders & Friends CD “Bent Grooves” was launched before a rapturous audience at the Sound Lounge on May 8. According to critic Peter Wockner: “It felt to me like the shackles of the Howard monoculture had finally been broken during this performance which represented more than just creative music but friendship, inclusiveness, respect and […]

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In march, Kim returned from three months in Istanbul

In March Kim returned from three months in Istanbul where he did advanced studies with ney master Ahmet Kaya. He also studied Gypsy music with clarinettist Selim Sesler (the man The Guardian called “the Coltrane of the clarinet”) and  continued his studies in duduk, mey and kaval. He performed with the Turkish version of Kim Sanders […]