"Robillard is a soloist of stunning force and originality." The New York Times
Since starting his musical career in 1967 by founding and fronting Roomful of Blues, Duke Robillard has been at the forefront of Blues, Swing and classic R&B/Jump blues for over 40 years earning him his legendary status while influencing and inspiring countless legions of musicians and fans worldwide.
Leading his own group Duke has toured non-stop for the past 30 some years recording more than 20 critically acclaimed albums under his own name. He has toured as guitarist with Tom Waits and thevFabulous Thunderbirds and Recorded with the likes of Bob Dylan, Ruth Brown, Jay McShann, Pinetop Perkins, Kim Wilson, Jimmy Witherspoon, Rosco Gordon, Maria Muldaur and many, more.
Duke has been nominated for two Grammy Awards for traditional blues album of the year in 2007/2010 and named Blues Music Awards Traditional male Blues Artist of the Year in 2010. He has won the Blues Music Award for guitarist of the year 5 times, being the second most honored for that award and has garnered no less than 21 BMA nominations in various categories since 1989. He was honored with a Blues Foundation Keeping the Blues Alive award for producer of the year in 2004.
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