In 1976 he joined American Tears, one of the first keyboard-oriented Heavy Ivory bands. He also made pre-production demos and masters with Touch. He found work in the 1980s touring with various artists including Debbie Gibson"s band 1986 through 1990 Out Of The Blue and Electric Youth tours.
Kirk is currently a session bass player/producer.
July 2010 Kirk began rehearsing with the classic southern rock band Point Blank for an international touring schedule. Kirk is currently working with Alleva Coppolo Basses on his updated (KBP-4 and KBP-5) signature model custom basses and designing his own Musical Instrument Preamplifier.