Dexter Sims – Guitar & Bass


Dexter SimsDexter Sims has been a Bassist in the Chicago area for more that two decades. He is originally from the south side of Chicago. He has lived on the east coast, in the Boston area and in New York; and studied music at the Berklee College of Music.

In addition to working with Guitars Over Guns Chicago, Dexter has worked or performed with Maggie Brown, Oscar Brown Jr., Harold Mabern, Milt Trenier, George Freeman, Bobby Broom, Alex Bugnon, Robert Irving III, Sherry Scott (formerly with Earth, Wind and Fire), Randy Weston, Ernie Wilkins, Phil Cohran, and many more.

He has been featured on a number of television and radio shows: Channel 62 – “The Cutting Edge with Darryll King”, Cable Access Channel- “What’s the 411”, ABC Channel 7 – “Chicago Christmas Special with Bill Campbell”.

Dexter has traveled to many U. S. cities and internationally. Dexter is also Bassist with the “Wooten Choral Ensemble”, a gospel group that has toured the world over the last half century.

Dexter currently has a CD available “Peace of Mind”, and has had his music featured on commercials by Marriott and others.