Interview – Bill Dickens

Bill "The Buddha" DickensBill “The Buddha” Dickens

Exclusive interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
March 17, 2014

 “The Buddha” is back with a video update on current and future projects, from the 2014 NAMM Show!


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.

FBPO’s Jon Liebman caught up with Bill at the 2014 NAMM Show.

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 See our first interview with Bill, too!

Bill Dickens

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