Bill Dickens has played bass with a wide variety of artists, including Pat Metheny, George Michael, Joe Zawinul, Janet Jackson, Grover Washington, Jr., Chaka Khan, Mary J. Blige, Freddie Hubbard, Al DiMeola, Dennis Chambers, Steve Morse, Randy Newman and many others. He also held down the bass chair for pianist Ramsey Lewis for several years, recording on Lewis’ Les Fleurs, A Classic Encounter and Urban Renewal albums. Dickens is well known for using extended-range basses and for his speed funk.
ForBassPlayersOnly’s Jon Liebman caught up with Bill at the 2014 NAMM Show..
March 17, 2014 Interview with ForBassPlayersOnly.com