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On into the seventies Ken continued to play Fairlanes gigs, engagements with Dan Boone’s Odyssey, and on multi-act shows in and around Nashville; including shows with Brenda Lee, Buddy Spicer, Art Garfunkle, Eddie Rabbitt, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dobie Gray (“I’m in with the In Crowd”, “Drift Away”, “Loving Arms”), Bruce Channel (“Hey Baby”), and Mark Denning (“Teen Angel”). There was a little United States Army break .....that landed Ken in the  Army Band and a chance to study at the Navy School of Music at Little Creek, VA. He returned to Nashville in 1971. On into the seventies Ken continued to play Fairlanes gigs, engagements with Dan Boone’s Odyssey, and on multi-act shows in and around Nashville; including shows with Brenda Lee, Buddy Spicer, Art Garfunkle, Eddie Rabbitt, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dobie Gray (“I’m in with the In Crowd”, “Drift Away”, “Loving Arms”), Bruce Channel (“Hey Baby”), and Mark Denning (“Teen Angel”). There was a little United States Army break .....that landed Ken in the  Army Band and a chance to study at the Navy School of Music at Little Creek, VA. He returned to Nashville in 1971.
-In 1981, Ken released a Country Rock vocal “Something You Got” on Chestnut Hill Records. With an established reputation as a vocalist/drummer/band leader, Ken has been with other line-ups doing shows with The Drifters, The Platters, Percy Sledge, Rufus Thomas, The Casinos (“Then You Can Tell Me Good-bye”), Chuck Berry, Charlie Daniels, Ronnie McDowell, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Kentucky Headhunters, The Kimballs, The Glass Hammer (“I Don’t Wanna Make You Love Me”), Eddie Rabbitt, and The Original Chessmen. He has also traveled with the Memories of Conway Twitty Show. In 2006, he was honored to be tour for a series of festival performances (guitar and vocals)in Costa Rica with the show and dance group representing Tennessee’s traditional American music heritage. +In 1981, Ken released a Country Rock vocal “Something You Got” on Chestnut Hill Records. With an established reputation as a vocalist/drummer/band leader, Ken has been with other line-ups doing shows with The Drifters, The Platters, Percy Sledge, Rufus Thomas, The Casinos (“Then You Can Tell Me Good-bye”), Chuck Berry, Charlie Daniels, Ronnie McDowell, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Kentucky Headhunters, The Kimballs, The Glass Hammer (“I Don’t Wanna Make You Love Me”), Eddie Rabbitt, and The Original Chessmen. He has also traveled with the Memories of Conway Twitty Show.
-Today, Ken works on recording products with David Chambliss, Harrison Tyner, and Tom Pick at Adonda Records and HTI Management projects; does occasional shows fronting the Fabulous Fairlanes (“Everlasting Love” 1967), with the Original Chessmen (“How Sweet It Is” back in 1964). In Nashville he also performs with three big bands in Nashville; The Moonlighters, The Jazz Alliance and the Al Menah Big Band.+In 2006, Ken was honored to  tour for a series of cultural exchange festival performances (guitar and vocals)in Costa Rica with the show and dance group depicting Tennessee’s traditional American music heritage.
-Ken also performs in the Nashville area doing lead vocals with the Nashville Jazz Cats and drums/vocals with the jazz super trio, "Martin, Nelson, Sanders" that features guitarist, David K. Martin and keyboardist, Scott Nelson.    +Today, Ken works on recording products with David Chambliss, Harrison Tyner, and Tom Pick at Adonda Records and on HTI Management musical projects; does occasional shows fronting the Fabulous Fairlanes (“Everlasting Love” 1967), and often with the Original Chessmen (“How Sweet It Is” back in 1964). In Nashville he also performs gala events with three big bands in Nashville; The Moonlighters, The Jazz Alliance and The Al Menah Big Band. 
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 +Ken also performs with his own groups in the Nashville area doing lead vocals with the Nashville Jazz Cats and drums/vocals with the jazz super trio, "Martin, Nelson, Sanders" that features guitarist, David K. Martin and keyboardist, Scott Nelson.   
Email: kennethwsanders@att.net Email: kennethwsanders@att.net
Other Activities Other Activities
-Ken Sanders is a featured artist of the Tennessee Jazz and Blues Society.  He is also major contributor of articles published on the Drum Solo Artist website and moderator of the DSA Forum.  many of Ken’s drum-related articles are posted in various forums on the internet. Just Google “Nashville Drummer Ken Sanders”+Ken Sanders is a featured artist of the Tennessee Jazz and Blues Society.  He is also major contributor of articles published on the Drum Solo Artist website and moderator of the DSA Forum.  Many of Ken’s drum-related articles are posted in various forums on the internet. Just Google “Nashville Drummer Ken Sanders”.
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-Ken’s  CD “Bless My Blue-eyed Soul” was released in July, 2010.+
-Ken's Serious Choices for Gear+Ken's Serious Choices for Gear:
Yamaha drum kits Yamaha drum kits
Paiste Cymbals Paiste Cymbals

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