Looking for an artist who uses his music to foster creative discussions on the searing cultural / political events in America, John Wesley Dickson’s music is being used to promote thoughtful, positive conversations. Fair Districts is nationally using John’s ‘KICKING THE CAN DOWN THE ROAD’ to inspire political discussion regarding Gerrymandering, Climate Crisis and our bloated Federal Budget issues which threaten the quality of American life for generations in the future!
Based in Pennsylvania, John Wesley Dickson is a songwriter, composer, performer and classical guitarist. He uses his B.A. in English and Master’s in Psychology to write interesting lyrics over broad musical styles. His newest album, AMERICANA, offers 12 original songs demonstrating the threads of American Music that form a rich tapestry of our American Culture. John’s album “LIVING THROUGH LOSS, MALCOLM’S” was re-released in August 2015. Using his background in Counseling Psychology, the album highlights Elizabeth Kubler-Ross’ Stages of Grief in a step by step musical journey throughout recovery from loss. Three newer album / cd releases, all being streamed actively on Spotify, include the 2017 release of ‘I PROTEST’John’s attempt to engage American Citizens in a civil conversation about crucial cultural, economic, and environmental issues of our time. 2018’s release of ‘A Mind Full’ is a Jazz / New Age release CD of original, instrumental music using multiple horns, drums, keys and sophisticated guitar arrangements for fun, interesting musical explorations. John’s most recent album / CD, entitled, STORIES’ a studio creation featuring five, 25 year old, trained musical professionals, presents John’s songwriting abilities in a new, fresh context. Reviewed by Nashville Hall of Fame Inductee, Thom Schyuller as “Great Work John!” is also available on ITunes and has been generating interest by other artists as covers. John is now completing his 5th album / CD AMERICANA, with these young professional musicians and will be available to stream and purchase by September. Classical guitarist for corporate events and fine dining establishments. Having composed for films, John is actively creating new music for innovative and independent films. Recordings available on iTunes, CD Baby, and Amazon and streaming available on Pandora. Thank you & Enjoy! JWD
John is currently performing his unique ‘Bach, Brubeck & The Beatles’ guitarist instrumentals each Wednesday and Friday evening at Randall’s On The Orchard from 5-9pm. No cover / Fine Dining (610) 395-8000