Fernando Saunders

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Fernando Saunders
Born Detroit, Michigan, United States
Occupation(s) Musician, performer, producer
Instruments Bass, guitar, vocals
Associated acts Lou Reed, Kip Hanrahan
Website fernandosaunders.net

Fernando Saunders (born January 17, ) is a musician, performer, vocalist and bass player from Detroit, Michigan. He is perhaps best known for his long partnership with singer Lou Reed, intermittently from the early 1980s to at least 2008.

Biography[edit]

Fernando Saunders has performed all around the world with music legends such as Marianne Faithfull, Joan Baez, Slash, Tori Amos, Jimmy Page, Luciano Pavarotti and Jeff Beck. He is also a long-time collaborator with Lou Reed and Kip Hanrahan.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Fernando's son, András Kállay-Saunders (born January 28, 1985) represented Hungary in the 2014 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Running".

Selected discography[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • Cashmere Dreams (1989; Grudge/BMG)
  • The Spin (1993; A&M)
  • I Will Break Your Fall (2006; Summit/Sony Red7)
  • Plant a Seed (2001; EMI)
  • Happiness (2012; Videoradio)

with Larry Young[edit]

with Jan Hammer[edit]

with Jeff Beck[edit]

with John McLaughlin[edit]

with Pat Benatar[edit]

with Deborah Henson-Conant[edit]

  • Caught in the Act (1990)
  • Talking Hands (1991)

with Heart[edit]

with George Jinda[edit]

  • Between Dreams (1995)

with Special EFX[edit]

  • Special Delivery (1983)
  • Just Like Magic (1990)
  • Peace of the World (1991)
  • Global Village (1992)
  • Here To Stay (1996)
  • Masterpiece (1999)

with Chieli Minucci[edit]

  • Renaissance (1995)
  • Sweet on You (2000)

with Kip Hanrahan[edit]

with Lou Reed[edit]

Film[edit]

  • Spanish Fly: Lou Reed Live in Spain (2005)
  • CZizinci (2011)

References[edit]

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