What They Are saying......
"One of the most gifted Blues guitarists in recent decades." CNN International, 2008
play like I used to when I was young" BB
"One of the 50 Greatest Blues Guitarists of all time" Guitarist Magazine, January 2001
" I Am a Lucky woman. Why? I have had the privilge of being in the audience of the world's two greatest Blues Guitarists. One is BB King (back in the 80's) and the other is Otis Grand. Helen Simmons - Fan from Norwich, England. Feb 2010
"American Blues fans have a new British Blues Guitar God to embrace" Thomas J. Cullen III - Blues Review, USA, April/May 1997
"Grand is a revelation...." John Clarks, The Times, London 2002
"Otis Grand is Britain's best blues guitarist since Peter Green" Steve Cooke - Blueprint, England 1996
"Grand is so good... it's scary" AG - Real Blues magazine, Canada 1996
"The undisputed leader of British Blues" Norman Darwen - Blues & Rhythm, England 1994
"Otis GIVES Eric the Blues..." Brighton Evening Argus 1994
when I hear Otis' guitar, it takes me back to the good old days"
....and perhaps the fact that he has edged out, among others, Eric Clapton, for the distinction of UK Blues Guitarist of the Year for 7 years running, one might be inclined to say that Otis Grand KNOWS how to play the blues.
Otis Grand has been influenced only by some of the best that blues has to offer - vintage BB King, Otis Rush, Albert Collins, T-Bone Walker and Magic Sam, to name a few.
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