kere

A passion for west coast music…

Composer/Arranger/Producer/Drummer/Keyboard player originally from Christchurch, New Zealand but now reside in Sydney, Australia.

Kere Buchanan have toured and recorded with many artists both in New Zealand and Australia and other parts of the world, artists like Tina Arena, Marcia Hines, Kasey Chambers, Rick Price, Margaret Urlich, Wendy Matthews, and Doug Parkinson amongst many others.

Beside the studio works and touring as sideman, own band projects: Bodacious Cowboys (the music of Steely Dan), Back On The Block (the music of Quincy Jones) & a new band in the throws to be called Blue Desert (the music of the West Coast/LA).

The first solo project Kerosene with his co-writing partner Glenn Bidmead released the album “Art Of Survival” in 2006 (available on CDBaby and iTunes). This was followed up by the solo album “Starting Over” that was released in 2009 and later reissued by Vivid Sound in Japan in 2011.

In 2014 the 3rd solo album featuring Bill Champlin (ex Chicago) on vocals, Robbie Buchanan (Al Jarreau, Randy Crawford, Chaka Khan, George Benson) on keyboards & Louie Shelton (Lionel Ritchie, Seals & Crofts, Boz Scaggs, Kenny Rogers) on guitars and several Australian studio musician. The album titled “Goodbye Yesterday” with artwork by Marc Jordan.

More information about Kere Buchanan and his music and the following links:

https://kerebuchanan.bandcamp.com/album/goodbye-yesterday
https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/goodbye-yesterday/id823881531
https://www.cloud-jazz.com/kere-buchanan-goodbye-yesterday
https://cdbaby.com/cd/kerebuchanan2
http://kerebuchanan.bandcamp.com/album/starting-over-3
https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/starting-over/id332485971
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/kerebuchanan
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/kerosene
https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/art-of-survival/id293042840

Discography

Goodbye Yesterday

KB 2014

Tracks: If You Need Somebody, Could This Be Love?, Slippin’ Away, Until I Found You, Never Gonna Give You Up, Goodbye Yesterday, Miss Josephine, My Love, Shining Star, All Because Of You, Hard Goodbyes, Never Gonna Give You Up (JP Bonus Track) & Happy When I’m Sad (JP Bonus Track).

Musicians on the Goodbye Yesterday album: Kere Buchanan, Bill Risby, Brendan St. Ledger, Chris Kamzelas, Jim Kelly, Leon Gaer, Mark Punch, Tony Azzopardi, Stewart Kirwan, Mark Taylor, Gary Pinto, Michelle Martinez, Angus Gomm, James Greening, Glenn Bidmead, Robbie Buchanan, Karen O’shea, Louie Shelton, Andy Bickers, Bill Champlin, Geoff Robertson, Barry Leef, Natasha Stuart, Jerson Trinidad, David Longo & Jo Jo Smith.

Starting Over

Vivid Sound 2011

Tracks: Never Be Another Next Time, More Than You Know, Waiting For Love, Heartbreaker, Love´s Stronger, Starting Over, Trust, Easy Does It, Through The Tears, Prelude & Hymn For Anders.

Musicians on the Starting Over album: Kere Buchanan and others.

Starting Over

KB Music 2009

Tracks: Never Be Another Next Time, More Than You Know, Waiting For Love, Heartbreaker, Love´s Stronger, Starting Over, Trust, Easy Does It, Through The Tears, Prelude & Hymn For Anders.

Musicians on the Starting Over album: Kere Buchanan and others.

Art Of Survival

Hardrush Music 2006

Tracks:

Art Of Survival, Drive All Night, It’s Alright, The One That Got Away, How Does It Feel?, Hands Of Love, In Too Deep, Kerosene, Light Of The Day, If You Need Somebody, Somewhere Down The Line, My Beautiful Friend, Down And Dirty & The One That Got Away (Reprise).

Musicians on the Art Of Survival album: Kere Buchanan, Glenn Bidmead and others.

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