Bennie Sims

People’s Light debut. Renowned bassist, singer, band leader and composer. Bennie started out with a line of successful local bands, gaining experience to build his musical career. He has written over 300 songs ranging from jazz to funk, hip-hop to rock & roll and beautiful ballads. His skills have taken him to 14 different countries performing with many well-known artists, including: Al Jareau, Angela Bofill, Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls, The Spinners, The Temptations, Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, The Trammps, Dizzy Gillespie, Toots Thielman, Rick Derringer, Rita Coolidge, Frank McCombs, Bebe Wynans, Tower of Power, Pieces Of A Dream, Ray Parker, Jr., Tavares and The Three Degrees.