Fred Dinkins is a world-renowned, Grammy-nominated musician, producer, instructor, motivator and inspiration.  His work ethic is impressive and his desire to lift others as a team player is noble.  Fred has been on “Good Morning America,” HBO and currently is musical director for Deniece Williams (“Let’s Hear it For the Boy” and many other hits). He is a very respected instructor at Musicians Institute in Hollywood and is author of multiple works including “It’s About Time” and an upcoming book called “The Practice Room”.  His latest album Favor is available now including through his website:  Enjoy this 2 part interview with a man who started from the bottom and rose through sheer determination and grit! (Part 1 of 2)