2004 was an amazing year for the man who beat all the odds to become one of the most prominent and successful bassists of our time. It began when the rap group, OutKast won the coveted Grammy awards for both "Album of the Year" as well as "Best Rap Album of the Year" an album on which Kevin Brandon - also known as Brandino - performed and had the opportunity to work with producer Andre Benjamin. Brandino has been on a non-stop flight to the top ever since. Moving into 2005, the Brandino flight is reaching even higher. Brandino returned to the studio to work on a variety of recording projects for such artists as Mary J. Blige (Geffen Records), Brandy (Atlantic Records), J 1 (Capital Records), Jamiroquai (Sony Records) and Jesse McCartney (Hollywood Records). He also completed a live concert album with his jazz trio Brandino Live .Two solo records - Brandino and Friends and Summertime - scheduled for release by the end of 2007. Brandino has worked within the television industry for decades and his credits include Three Emmy awards for his work as a composer for the daytime soap opera "Santa Barbara" in 1985, 1986 and 1992. New products featuring Kevin’s design ideas include the Brandino Bass by Brandon Enterprises in conjunction with Kenny Klimax - it is a 5-string Acoustic/Electric Upright bass that is really starting to open some eyes to the wonder of this phenomenal instrument. 2006 was a fabulous year with Kevin adding to his long list of accomplishments. The All Star Tribute Record release for Luther Vandross which Brandino performed on the Grammy winning song " So Amazing " by artists Beyonce and Stevie Wonder, not to mention the upcoming Grammy nominated albums by Mary J Blidge and Justin Timberlake , and new albums by Joss Stone and Robby Krieger from the Doors, the AMA awards with Jamie Foxx , and the 2007 Producers Guild Awards.
Kevin Brandon aka Brandino is featured in advertisements and interviews for such companies as: Chittare Magazine (Italy ), Bassplayer Magazine GK amps 2007 (USA) , Warwick Basses 2006 (Germany), IK Multimedia 2006 (Italy), M-Audio 2006 (USA), Guitar One Magazine for Levy's Leather (Canada), Soundwear (Germany), BBE Sound, and Pedal Snake (USA) just to name a few.