(Recordings circa mid 2000) Bill Dickens was a featured guest on the following releases
All Photos in this gallery by Dave Welsch Copyright ©2002, Victor Wooten’s Bass/Nature Camp ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
This video was taken from a show in Illinois by the name of Muzic N’ Session. It was hosted by John Kendall. This pre-taped show aired in September of 2001 and showcased the talent of Bill Dickens. In this video Bill does a full blown version of the Wayne Shorter song Footprints. Bill was awarded […]
The next 3 clips have Bill on BET as the ONLY EVER GUEST MUSICIAN sitting in with the “Live from LA” band. This show ran from 1999 to 2000 and was hosted by Michael Colyar. BET LIVE – 2 minute intro 15 second filler w/ Bill soloing! – 2 minute intro BET LIVE – closing […]
In 1998 Bill Dickens worked with drummer/producer Bobby Rock on a 2 part Instructional Video for about bass guitar technique for Warner Brothers. This 2 part series originally came out on VHS tape format. Part One was called “Funk Bass and Beyond – Funk Moves and Killer Grooves”. Part Two was titled “Bass Beyond Limits […]
This segment is from the 75th Anniversary of St. Louis Music (a.k.a. the Happy Birthday Ampeg celebration) featuring Otiel Burbridge, Dave LaRue, Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, Victor Bailey, Billy Sheehan and Bill. Happy Birthday AMPEG 🙂 22 seconds of solo . . . 😉
This version of Footprints is from Dave Pomeroy’s video titled “The Day The Bass Players Took Over The World”. (July 12, 1996) It features Otiel Burbridge, Steve Baily, Victor Wooten and Bill Dickens.
This is an interesting clip with some very talented musicians collectively throwing their spin in on a funky improv. We have Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey & Bill “The Buddha” Dickens on bass supported by none other than Carmen Appice on drums. They start out with the Charlie Parker classic Donna Lee and throw it into […]
The following 5 video clips were songs performed on the “Bill Dickens – Untold Secrets” bass instructional videos from BackStage Pass Productions in the mid to late 80s. This 2 volume series illustrates many tips and tricks regarding Bill’s unique style of bass playing. The musicians on these cuts are Frank Martin on keys, Stefan […]
Here is a clip that was on the Arsenio Hall Show in 1987 – The song is called Strangers. Bill TEARS IT UP on the bass!! Strangers