Basic technical requirements are determined by whether Ken performs as a solo artist, or duo with bassist, or trio with bassist and drummer, or with a larger ensemble.
- Solo: vocal mic (Neumann KM 105 or equivalent), instrument mic (KM 185 or equivalent) and 2 DI’s. Monitor not essential for solo shows. All mics should be on boom stands.
- Duo: as above, plus DI and small bass amp for string bass, and an extra vocal mic. Monitor (1 mix fine).
- Trio: as above, plus extra vocal mic and drum kit suitably mic’ed. Additional monitor for the drummer.
- Larger ensembles: Ken can add a horn section, keyboards, percussionist, additional vocalists, etc. depending on the situation. Additional instrument and vocal mics, and monitors may be required for these musicians.
Depending on travelling arrangements, Ken may be able to bring some of the above equipment with him.
Ken’s basic hospitality requests include a small assortment of non-carbonated water and fruit juices, and a hot herbal tea/coffee service. On some occassions, one lactose free, vegetarian meal may be requested for Ken, and additional meals for accompanying musicians.