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**Update Jan. 25, 2021** Due to scheduling and continued rehab from shoulder surgery, I am not accepting any new live gigs right now-the only work I will consider is studio work. **
Originally hailing from Philadelphia, PA and Rehoboth Beach, DE, Kim is a multi-instrumentalist playing electric & acoustic guitar as well as fretless & fretted bass. She has performed in a variety of bands in the Philadelphia & Rehoboth areas, and most recently was lead guitarist for The Girlfriends, one of Rehoboth’s premier bands. Currently Kim performs occasionally with The LadsAVL, a local Asheville area group and has also performed with Mr. Jimmy, a renowned Chicago-style bluesman.
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- Member since:
- Mar 16 2020
- Active within 1 month
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
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- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
Joni Mitchell, Carole King, James Jamerson, Jaco Pastorius, Walter Page, Larry Klein, Pat Metheny, Larry Carlton, Wes Montgomery.
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Ampeg PF500 Portaflex bass rig-head/210 cabinet; various effects pedals. Guitars: (2) Mid 1980's MIJ Squier strat w/Duncan Hot Rails; (2) Ovation acoustics, 1976 Fender fretless P bass, 1990 Ibanez SR800LE fretless conversion, 2014 Squier Vintage Modified fretless Jazz Bass, 1985 Fender MIJ Jazz Bass Special (fretted) and a Dean electric upright bass.
Fly Me To The Moon
Fly Me To The Moon Year: 2020 Album: None Genre: Jazz
My bass playing with jam tracks to a classic Sinatra tune. Backing tracks by Karaoke-Version.com
All of Me
All of Me Year: 2020 Album: None Genre: Jazz
My bass and vocal, with backing tracks to this classic, based on Michael Buble version. Backing tracks by Karaoke-Version.com
Jazz NightsA little lite jazzy take on the Moody Blues 'Nights in White Satin'...me on Fender fretless and upright.
Killing Me With Kindness
Killing Me With KindnessCopyright (c) 2020 Kim Butler. A little bossa-style instrumental take on a song I wrote many moons ago with Geri Smith. Hoping to add a version with her amazing lyrics soon!
A DE Thang
A DE ThangAn ode to Mssrs Becker & Fagan, in the key of Bass.
WackySilentNightSome holiday "Bass Cheer"
THE-BEST-IS-YET-TO-COMEMr trying out my new electric upright, playing along to a Sinatra track.
If I Told You 2020
If I Told You 2020An instrumental of a tune I wrote a few years ago. Keyboards by Robert Sparre of West Chester, PA. Copyright 2020 Kim Butler.
Under The Gun 2020
Under The Gun 2020Updated version of a song I wrote a few years ago...with words. Copyright 2020 Kim Butler. All instruments by moi....
Fly Me To The Moon
Fly Me To The MoonMe and my swing bass and some tracks
All - Of - Me
All - Of - MeOne of my favorite standards
LIVE FROM THE LOADING DOCK! The Asheville Guitar Bar presents “The Bandemics” from 6-9pm, on the loading dock of the AGB, located at 122 Riverside Dr in Asheville.
Bring a chair and a friend and come get your socially distant groove on! The show will also be streaming live on the Asheville Guitar Bar Facebook page and at cashortrade.org, so if you cannot attend in person, you can still be with us online. Follow https://www.facebook.com/ashevilleguitarbar or https://cashortrade.org/streams/asheville-guitar-bar
Drive in, walk up or bike in! The bar is still closed, but the music is free. A tip jar will be available to support the performers and help the bar continue to produce more shows. There will also be a “virtual” tip jar available online. You can support the bar and performers via Venmo: @AshevilleGuitarBar or via PayPal: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bandemics were formed from the desire of several local musicians to play and entertain us all in these trying times. We keep music alive to keep hope alive!
The Bandemics feature the musical talents of:
Thank you for your continued support of the Asheville Guitar Bar and live music everywhere!