[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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Such was a celebration of various cultures through regional music, a reflection of the endless pursuit of diversity for Kim Sanders. Whilst performances sharing the theme of diversity have not gone un-acknowledged over the past decade, it felt to me like the shackles of the Howard monoculture had finally been broken during this performance which […]
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.