Grant Dermody is absolutely one of my favourite living harmonica players and – by all accounts – fine gentleman.
I’ve watched this clip with Frank Fotusky on guitar more times than I care to remember and it never fails to impress. Grant’s skill with texture, rhythm, space and sensitive accompaniment is admirable.
I’ve been going through something of a Big Walter phase (obsession) for some time now. The man had giant tone like nobody else and a wonderful sense of rhythm. I love this publicity photo for Arhoolie with guitar player Johnny Young. Bob Corritore has many more collected on his website. Among my favourite of his… Continue reading Big Walter Photographs