Achievements

ACHIEVEMENTS AS A LEADER

Throughout the course of the past 17 years Kim has spent considerable time and energy leading projects.  These efforts include international performances/tours, production credits, authorship and recordings.

 

RECORDINGS

NIGHT AND DAY”, Kim’s first CD, was released by EFA Records in Europe and Shiosai Records in Japan.  This recording featured Bill Connors, Didier Lockwood, Minu Cinelu, Alex Foster, Bill O’Connell, Lincoln Goines, Pat Thrall, Adam Holzman and Rudy Eisenhauer.

“JACOB’S LADDER”, his latest recording, will be released by ESC Records in December of 2011.  This recording features Lincoln Goines, Sheryl Bailey and Bill O’Connell.

Accompanying these efforts Kim has been a featured artist or clinician in most of the major drumming publications.  These magazines include: Modern Drummer (U.S.A.), Batteur Magazine (France), Jazz Life (Japan), Slagwerkkrant (The Netherlands), Talking Drums (U.S.A.), Just Drum, (U.S.A.), Batteria and Percussioni (Italy).

BOOKS

  •  “FUSION: A STUDY IN CONTEMPORARY MUSIC”
    • The Collective Publications, Distributed by Hal Leonard
  •   “AFRO-CARIBBEAN AND BRAZILIAN RHYTHMS FOR THE DRUMSET” (Featured Author)
    •  The Collective Publications, Distributed by Hal Leonard
  • “ADVANCED CONCEPTS”
    • Alfred Music Publications. (In circulation for 20 years)

TOURS/PERFORMANCES AS A LEADER

  • 2012    European Tour as a Solo Artist, (France, Spain, Italy, Germany)
  • 2011 European Tour with Lincoln Goines and Fabio Zeppetella, (Italy)
  • 2010 European Tours with Bill O’Connell and Lincoln Goines (Italy, Germany)
  • 2009 European Tours with Tom Kennedy and Bill O’Connell (Italy, Germany)
  • 2008 European Tours Lincoln Goines and Bill O’Connell (Croatia, Italy, France, Switzerland)
  • 2007 European Tour Lincoln Goines and Bill O’Connell (Germany)
  • 2006 European Tours with Didier Lockwood, Mark Soskin, Steve Slagel, T-Bone, Lincoln Goines Bill O’Connell (Russia, The Ukraine, Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy)
  • 2005 European Tours with Lincoln Goines and Rudy Eisenhauer (Italy, Switzerland)
  • 2003    European Tour with Lincoln Goines and Rudy Eisenhauer (France, Germany)
  • 2002    Japanese Tour with Koichi Yabori, Koyimi Otaka and Lincoln Goines
  • 2002 (Spring)  European Tour with Lincoln Goines and Rudy Eisenhauer (Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France)
  • 2002 (Fall)       European Tour with Maurizio Gianmarco, Fabio Zeppetella and Lincoln Goines (Italy)
  • 2001     European Tour with Lincoln Goines and Rudy Eisenhauer (Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France)
  • 2000     European Tour with Lincoln Goines and Rudy Eisenhauer(Germany, Switzerland, Austria)
  • 1999     European Tour with Lincoln Goines and Rudy Eisenhauer (Germany, Switzerland, France)
  • 1998 European Tour with Lincoln Goines and Bill O’Connell (Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy)
  • 1997 European Tour with Lincoln Goines and Rudy Eisenhauer (Germany, Switzerland, Austria)
  • 1996 Concert in Biel, Switzerland
  • 1995 Concert in Weiden, Germany with Bobby Sanabria and Deduca DeFonseca
  • 1994 European Tours with Lincoln Goines and Rudy Eisenhauer (Germany, Holland, Italy), Solo performance at the International Music Convention in Rotterdam, Holland

RECORDING PRODUCTION CREDITS

  • 2004 Bill Connors, “Return”, ESC Records (Europe), Shrapnel Records (USA)
  • 2001    Andrea Brachfeld, “Remembered Dreams”
  • 1998    Chris Coleman, (Solo Project)
  • 2000     Imaging America, Sound track for PBS special
  • 2001     Longshoreman, Sound track for PBS special