WELCOME to the OFFICIAL website for bassist John "JD" Dillard

Known to many as the "BASSIST TO THE STARS"......"My GO TO GUY"...... "ONE OF THE FUNKIEST"..... " One of the top jazz/R&B bassists on the scene today…".  2 time Grammy Award winning bassist JOHN DILLARD has been a SOLID CHOICE for many artist across multiple genres.

JUNE 2015, the world was introduced to the artistry and creativity of John Dillard  as he released his first solo project titled "LET'S RIDE". “LET'S RIDE” features smooth jazz artist that include Marc Antoine, Matt Marshak, Marcus Anderson, Oli Silk, Art Sherrod, Jr, Lin Rountree and many others. The hit single "CRUISE CONTROL" featuring Marcus Anderson continues to be added to playlist around the world and is considered one of the "Smoothest yet Funkiest" smooth jazz singles of 2015 by fans, DJ's, and promoters.

Strap yourself in for some heart-stopping, spirit-moving, mind bending musical expression from this talented bassist.

VIEW & LISTEN & PURCHASE One of 2015's hottest debut releases........


Monica Murphy Eaves reviews "LET'S RIDE" reviewed in the January issue of THE JAZZ IN M.E.E. magazine

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