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Troy Turner / Press

"Starting out as a child prodigy in Baton Rouge, guitarist Troy Turner has traveled the world playing the blues while escaping the attention that is often lavished on less-talented musicians... Right from the start, Turner shows that he has retained his distinctive guitar style and an expressive singing voice that was nurtured at a young age in the church choir... Throughout the disc, Turner sings with conviction and impresses with his fluid fretwork, which he confines to brief, concise solos. It is a solid offering that is consistent from start to finish and should raise Turner’s profile in the blues community. It’s great to have him back!"

"Interview with the phenomenon Brandon Niederauer - A true bandleader with exceptional musical instincts" Troy Turner an amazing guitar player took me under his wing and let me play a whole gig with him at Chris Owens Club and he did not even know me….. The last night in New Orleans, I was playing with Troy Turner and he invited all of these great guitar players to come and hear me play. It turned into a big jam. We were all taking turns playing; passing the guitar around and then this big man came in all dressed up. He said his name was Slim and he laid down these unbelievable licks. I went to school that night....

“Troy Turner, the Louisiana born singer and guitarist is often mistaken for BB King or Buddy Guy—not too shabby for a kid who grew up loving those two idols of his. His new CD, “Whole Lotta Blues”, reveals that he’s got a little of both BB and Buddy in him—and then some. His reputation as “the real deal” is well deserved - witness the presence of an awesome cast of heavy weight support, including Hubert Sumlin, Howard Tate, Steve Cropper, Bonnie Bramlett and rockers Brian May (of Queen)and Simon Kirke (of Bad Company). Starting out as a child prodigy in Baton Rouge, guitarist Troy Turner has traveled the world playing the blues while escaping the attention that is often lavished on less-talented musicians. Troy Turner got his taste of the blues first-hand. The anguish you hear in every note he plays is not something he copped from somebody else’s style.....”

“Turner sings with conviction and impresses with his fluid fretwork, which he confines to brief, concise solos. It is a solid offering that is consistent from start to finish and should raise Turner’s profile in the blues community. It’s great to have him back!”