Kevin Sanders has been a professional bassist for over twenty five years. As well as numerous BBC radio and television sessions, he’s played well over 4000 live performances, appearing all over the world from Brussels to Broadway.
He has gigged and recorded with some of the greatest musicians and soloists around, from the finest of the British jazz scene, working with the likes of singer Clare Teal and legendary saxophonist Pete King, to playing and recording with musicians as diverse as the Levellers, award-winning Korean classical pianist Ingrid Wu and American legends the Osmonds.
In 2004 he was appointed Head of Bass Studies for AMS: a group of music academies across the UK. He regularly visited each, giving master-classes to the bass students who study either a two-year Btec course or a full time, BA Honours Degree course, both of which he wrote and developed (to edexcel specification) including all compositions, transcriptions and adaptations of music for bass. He’s also taught at Kevics School in Devon and Dartington College of Arts.
He’s been featured in a series of bass tuition DVDs, has played for many theatre productions and regularly writes equipment reviews and a monthly teaching column for Bass Guitar Magazine.
He was also a regular contributer to Drummer magazine and has written numerous articles on contemporary bass playing for several other magazines and websites.