Born: September 16, 1964 Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic
Brandino (Kevin Charles Brandon)
Kevin was born in Compton, California to loving parents, and into a talented family who where from richly diverse musical cities of Chicago, Illinois and New Orleans, Louisiana.
From birth he has congenital clubfeet and a hip displacement, but he did not allow this condition to deter him from pursuing his passion for music and the zest for life. Meeting Louis Armstrong at one of his concerts was also an inspiration in his early years...
Kevin was self-taught at the tender age of 4, playing his sister's piano. and at age 7 he took up his Brother's saxophone, as he was gifted and enjoyed playing several instruments. When he was 9 his father suggested that he find a dedicated instrument of his own to play....
Awards:7 times Grammy Bassist for performances on OUTKAST, Mary J Blidge, Stevie Wonder and Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, etc. and three Emmy's as a composer for NBC's hit Series Santa Barbara.
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.