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              Bill Dilks Presents…

an entertaining evening of

                                        jazz and swing with the Hammond B3











Please join me for an evening with the  Hammond B3,  wrapped in a

warm and entertaining  hour showcasing the  amazing instrument in

all of its glory.   The show is a unique mix of  B3 jazz,  along with a

touch of Count Basie/Earl Grant stylized swing, while also exposing

to the listener some of the B3's most intimate secrets.    - Bill











What they’re saying…


Chicago Tribune –

“Bill’s B3 swingin’ style, his warmth, and his many years of performing presents some great jazz and Basie swing.  He also entertainingly

exposes to the aficionado some of the uniqueness of what is lovingly called ‘The Beast’ of jazz”.


Joey Defranceso –

“You play great”!


George Mesterhazy, great friend and legendary East Coast pianist/arranger -

“I’m hearing a cross of Oscar and Count Basie.  Love it”!


Press: Rehoboth DE True Blue Jazz Festival Firehall event –

“Leave it to Peggy Raley and Eddie Sherman to bring in ‘Mr. Hammond B3’ himself.  The three hour plus concert was unforgettable.  They set the room ablaze”!


Kansas City Star –

“If you like Hammond jazz and swing, it’s time well spent.  His performance and presentation were at once both exciting and warm.  He’s strong…one of the best around”.


Sammy Davis Jr –

“Not since Bill Basie in BLAZING SADDLES have I heard such a powerful ending to APRIL IN PARIS man”.


Don Rickles –

“What time’s the piano player start?”.


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