Kai Eckhardt was born on June 15, 1961 in Mainz, Germany. Being the son of a German mother and a Liberian father, he was raised in Germany and West Africa.
He began to study the bass guitar at age 15 and went on to establish himself as a well known and respected musician.
Kai left Germany in 1983 to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston. While still in school, he became a member of the Bob Moses Group and Tiger’s Baku. At the same time, Boston served as a home base for the launching of various international tours. It was during...