Duke Robillard is a bandleader, songwriter, singer, producer, and session musician. He has been a one-man cheering section for the blues, in all of its forms and permutations, since 1967 when he formed the band Roomful of Blues. He has subsequently recorded or toured with Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Jay McShann, Robert Gordon, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, John Hammond, the late Jimmy Witherspoon, Dr. John, Maria Muldaur, and the Canadian band The Rockin Highliners, among others.
The Blues Music Awards named Duke Robillard "Best Blues Guitarist" four years out of five, making him the second most honored guitarist for that award, and he was also nominated in that category three times. Among his other extensive awards, Duke received a Grammy nomination in 2007 for his "Guitar Groove-a-rama" CD.
BB King himself has called Duke "One of the great players," The Houston Post called him "one of God's guitarists. And the New York Times says "Robillard is a soloist of stunning force and originality.
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