"Writing & PLAYING MUSIC IS ALL WE DO" B.Bass and Billy Dunham are The DUO..."DUNHAM MUSIC GROUP"! They have been Composing and Creating their own original music For 15 Years now And are members of SESAC™...(James Leach) LA Branch...2013
March 2000…Billy Dunham and Betty Bass started living together & created Dunham Music Group. "Being self funded and promoted = Meant we had to do everything on a shoestring". States; B.Bass, Beginning this music journey while living in Atlanta, GA with second hand musical & recording equipment from the Local Pawn Shops…WE both had decided to start writing as well as developing all new music ideas & inspirations.
SPRING 2001…That same year Dunham's relocated and ended up living in Emeryville, CA (S.F. Bay-Area) here they continued writing and recording.
FALL 2003...WHILE searching the internet…B.Bass found out about "The Grammy's In The Streets”...Music Seminars being hosted by “The Recording Academy’s"- San Francisco Offices...These where career changing events for them" *This event Introduced them to Recording Studio Owners, Disc-Makers, Pro-Artist Representatives, Music Attorneys, Music Equipment Leasing Company's, Lighting and Staging Company's and many other INDIE Music-Artists seeking recording deals, as well as hearing from an amazing array of *Guest Speakers Including Singing ICON "LEDISI" and Mr. Merl Saunders (artist)-Acting “Director” of The Recording Academy’s SF offices. At These Seminars we Learned all the technical specifications for our digital music submissions and legal requirements for qualifying to join the recording academy as a ligitimate voting member!
Spring 2004: We were so excited after these Seminars:…and Billy & I went right out and invested our entire Bank-Account going ALL-IN on brand new - state/of/the/art digital music equipment and began *To do Digital Recording of our music IN-HOUSE!
Winter 2009...We decided to UPGRADE All Our Equipment 100% in our Home Studio = Breaking our savings account backbone once again.
Their Debut CD=6/11/2012 RELEASED "RED STRINGS" through CDBABY/BMI...It was very well recieved and we where invited to join SESAC.