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Kam Falk

Primary Instrument: Bass, electric

Born: August 16, 1963    

A native of Chicago, Kam began learning music at an early age under the tutelage of his mother, a classical pianist, and the great concert pianist, Erna Salm. In the midst of his piano studies, he was recruited by his Grade-school orchestra to play cello - an instrument he continued to study throughout his college years. Kam comments, “This was significant because it gave me experience working in all sorts of ensembles playing chamber music and orchestral music and it introduced me to the music of the great composers.”

At age eleven, tragedy struck his family. His parents divorced, and his father returned to his native country, Jordan. His mother passed away two years later. Obviously, this situation greatly effected Kam, and his brother and sister's lives. Kam found himself with an uncle, and living in Des Moines, Iowa, who was leaving a successful corporate position to join the priesthood - which he had earlier abandoned in order to pursue a career in corporate America....
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This group performs with high energy and enormous depth. Better to listen than to read, amen? The first three tracks, “Around the Bend,” “Shifting Sands,” and “Pursuit” would qualify as the harder-driven tracks on this CD. They’re swift, a little rough and very ready as Falk and his groups come out swingin’. “Bolivia” is rather thought-provoking, classy and very cool. Falk does some really sweet piano work and his colleagues, Kushner and Mazzi perform like painters on a canvas. Still on the mellow side, “Zone Five” is a funky jam with Daryll Dobson’s rock-based guitar carrying on nicely through this aural dreamscape. “Welcome Home” is totally funky with Elliott Randall’s sleek guitar and good rhythm structure. “BopStop” has Falk and Delmar Brown answering each other on their keyboards, bringing back a little taste of the old burners from the 60’s and early 70’s...

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Primary InstrumentBass, electric

LocationCoconut Creek, FL

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundFor information, Contact: kandkfalk@comcast.net or 954-608-5791. Master of Arts, Florida Atlantic University (2009) Professor of Audio Engineering at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, 1997 - present

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