A tribute to legendary bassist and long-time Wyoming musician Bill Plummer
Former Jackson Hole and Laramie resident Bill Plummer, a master of the upright bass passed away in Gold Canyon, Arizona on January 18, 2022, at the age of 83. Bill Plummer had a legendary career performing with an incredible range of artists including The Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, Nancy Wilson, Tony Bennett, Willie Nelson, Ry Cooder, and many Wyoming musicians.
In his nearly 60 years of professional playing, he performed as a classical and jazz musician, Americana bluegrass, and rock and roll artist. He also played the sitar and studied under Ravi Shankar and Herman Reinshagen. Grady Kirkpatrick produced an hour-long tribute to Bill Plummer with music and remembrances from Aaron Davis, John Kidwell and Peter Queal.