Performer, Recording Artist, Producer, Live Sound
Bob's been playing music for over 40 years. He is an accomplished multi-instrumentalist playing guitar, bass, mandolin, resophonic guitar and fiddle. No banjo. Yet.
He is also a fine singer and can sing lead, tenor, baritione and bass vocals.
Bob Dick has been playing music for over 40 years. Starting on guitar, he began playing bass at age 11 and then during college mandolin. He also plays fiddle and resophonic guitar and is an expert at harmony singing. His main interest in music is performing with Bluegrass bands, although he has played in symphony orchestras, jazz bands, folk groups, country bands and more. Bob attended Berklee College of Music in Boston for 5 semesters. He also is known for his great sound reinforcement work and his recording engineering and production. Appleland Studios is his recording studio where he has recorded many of the fine central New England bands, specializing in acoustic music recording.
Bob has played with many great bands over the years. Of note, Bob filled in last minute with the Tony Rice Unit when he was just 19 years old. He was a member of Front Range who was a Sugar Hill Recording artist and traveled nationally and internationally for 13 years. Front Range won the IBMA Gospel Recording of the Year for their album “One Beautiful Day” in 1995. He has been a member of SloGrass since 1993 and was a co-founder of Blackstone Valley Bluegrass in 1998. He still performs with these two bands.