Ron Anaman

Under Appreciated

Trillion was founded by Chicago musicians Patrick Leonard (W) (keyboards) and Bill Wilkins (drums); they initially went by the name of Whisper.  Joined by alumni from Chicago area bands – Dennis “Fergie” Frederiksen (W) (vocals), Frank Barbalace (guitar), and Ron Anaman (bass/vocals) – Trillion was quickly signed by Epic Records and went to work on their first album. 
Bassist Ron Anaman was later a bandmember in 1980’s Chicago bands Alan Hewitt & 88China and the Griff Band.  He also has performed regularly as a session musician; among his credits are a 1997 album for independent Chicago singer-songwriter Jennifer OnestoTwenty Houses; blues musician Glenn Patrik for his album, Nuthin’ but a Thang (2007); and the Sopro Military Music albums. 
(October 2012)
Last edited: March 22, 2021