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“From Multi Grammy Award winning Musician Michael Ray (Kool and The Gang, Sun Ra) Just a shout out to one of most talented producers,vocalist,percussionist, drummers, and steel pan players on this planet. a reconized icon who maintains quality criteria of culture.I'm blessed to have worked and recorded with Gregory Boyd from Nawlins to Vermont and he always brings his A game to the stage.a powerful song writer who has his finger on the pluse of the entertainment industry. His concepts are futuristic and off the chain Sun Ra has always said "Do the unduplicable or you can be replaced by a button" Well Mr Boyd has been doing it for years! a true musical force on this planet!”

"soulful," "uplifting" and "melodically clever." Music Connection Los Angeles

“...with genious and aloofness of Monk, blended with the soulfulness of Al Green, coupled with the musical presence of Jimi Hendrix, Boyd can Jazz, Funk and Ring in the Blues....... Pan On The Net ...August, 2011 New York City”

"Gregory's playing during his time in New Orleans in the '90s really opened up my ears to what is possible on the steel pans." Nicholas Payton

Nicholas Payton Grammy Award Winning Trumpeter - GROOVESVILLE

"I Liked it! It was upbeat that is the thing about Jazz it can take many forms. This kind of fusion with contemporary Jazz could be a new sound for the future!" Bruce Walker SR. V.P. Motown Records Head Of A&R, MoJazz Records

Former- Bruce Walker SR. V.P. Motown Records Head Of A&R, MoJazz Records - BET Television

"I like this guy. He's got a nice sound to him....a nice style. Whether you would call it Jazz or not-who cares. It sounds good! I don't think I've seen anything like this before-playing steel drums and singing at the same time. I like the originality!" Shirlitta Colon Music Director, WJFK AM/FM

Shirlitta Colon - BET Television

“I had the pleasure of meeting Gregory Boyd, while taking part in TV2's All Stars show, which successfully ran for several months on Danish Television. I must say that it only took a very short time before I noticed that Gregory possessed many,”

Mike Tramp - Performance Quote

““If I had to fall in love again it would be to your song “Keep Doing What You're Doing” Mud Morganfield son of Blues Legend Muddy Waters”

Mud Morganfield - Live Performance Quote

“Steel drums”upside down” Are steeldrums forever doomed to produce a calypso feeling now and forever? Nope. American Gregory Boyd enforces a refreshing jazzy and funky feeling from the Caribbean instrument..... Mikkel Gottlieb... Lineout Magazine Denmark”

Mikkel Gottlieb - Lineout Magazine Denmark

“Michael Mitropolsky, "Gregory Boyd ... on the last day of the Festival (MF-master jam) sang so that the Hall could not return to sitting position. It was a hurricane of musicianship, possession sound and mood. " Master Jam 2013 Odessa Ukraine”

Michael Mitropolsky - Master Jam Festival

"I love this guy! Okay, where do I begin? He's playing steel drum and singing-how many times do you see that? It is very innovative. His improvisation is really great! I love what he is doing! Singing with his instrument-I've never seen anyone do that. It's a whole new twist!"

Cassandra Wilson-Jazz Vocalist - BET Television BET on Jazz

"My word would be "originality." I thought he was also very original also as a lyricist. Those lyrics are very interesting. The way he was able to scat and play the pans simultaneously is incredible! And I like the quality of his voice. He has a very, very interesting vocal quality."

"Gregory Boyd IS a Steel Drum Master".

Anthony Gozzo - Rhythm Music Magazine