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 […]
Kim Sanders & Friends will present a tribute and farewell to long-time bassist Steve Elphick at the Sound Lounge on Friday December 9. A regular performer with the band for more than ten years, Steve is moving to Melbourne in January. “The thing about Steve is, wherever the music takes us – and in this […]
On Friday August 5th Kim will be participating in Kooch, a programme celebrating the migration of Gypsy peoples around the globe. Musicians are Davood Tabrizi: kemanche and percussion Bobby Singh: tabla Suki Singh: harmonium Kim Sanders: gayda, tenor sax Boyd: baritone sax Metin Yilmaz: kaval, zurna Mustafa Karami: daf, darabuka, doholl Rafael Alceola: vocals Greg […]
Kim has just completed a recording session (on ney and kaval) with composer Amanda Brown for a documentary on divorce in the Muslim community in Australia. The film will be shown on the ABC’s “Compass” programme later in the year.
Performance details for Kim Sanders & Friends at the National Folk Festival in Canberra at Easter are as follows: Friday 22 April, Cat & Fiddle, 5.30pm Saturday 23 April, Brindabella, 10am Sunday 24 April, Marquee, 9.30pm …but check your programme! Line-up for NFF 2011 is: Kim Sanders (ney, mey, kaval, gaida, sax) Llew Kiek (bouzouki, […]
KIM SANDERS & FRIENDS will follow their stunning gig at Peats Ridge Festival on New Years Eve with a more expansive performance at Camelot in Marrickville on Sunday February 27. Line-up this time will be Kim Sanders: ney,kaval, mey, tenor sax Llew Kiek: bouzouki, baglama, oud Mark Szeto: double bass Bobby Singh: tabla “It’s great […]
* THIS SHOW IS NOW BOOKED OUT – BUT MORE ARE IN THE PIPELINE * Kim Sanders & Friends Trio will be performing at Osman’s Turkish Restaurant in Townsville on Saturday December 4. The show will naturally have a Turkish flavour and will feature Kim on ney, kaval, mey and gaidas, Llew Kiek on baglama, […]
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.
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 […]
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.