Billy Sherwood

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William Wyman Sherwood (born March 14, 1965) is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, singer, record producer and mixing engineer. He is best known for his tenures in the English progressive rock band Yes as guitarist and keyboardist in 1994[2] and from 1997 to 2000 and as bassist since 2015, following the death of original bassist Chris Squire.[3] He is also known for working with former and current Yes members on other projects.

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Billy Sherwood
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Background information
Birth nameWilliam Wyman Sherwood
Born (1965-03-14) March 14, 1965 (age 58)[1]
OriginLas Vegas, Nevada, United States
GenresProgressive rock, hard rock, pop rock
Occupation(s)Musician, engineer, producer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist
Instrument(s)Bass guitar, vocals, guitar, keyboards, drums
Years active1980–present
LabelsFrontiers Records, Cleopatra Records, Cherry Red Records

In addition to his involvement with Yes, Sherwood is the frontman of progressive rock groups World Trade, Circa and formerly Lodgic. In 2017, he joined Asia after the death of original singer and bassist John Wetton. Outside of these bands, Sherwood has worked as a producer since the 1990s, most notably on tribute albums dedicated to Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Queen and many others. He is also a solo artist, having released ten studio albums to date.