"A guitarist extraordinaire, he mixes the intensity of Stevie Ray with the passion of Hendrix and plays some of the meanest blues this side of the Mississippi. He takes his phenomenal blues to places others have not, making the music his own. He has what it takes to bring the blues up to the next level…”
"... a Jimi Hendrix on guitar with John Lennon's voice and vision ... a songwriter with great depth"
"What Howard can do with a guitar is remarkable in a word ...will have veteran guitar players wondering where the licks are coming from ... Howard's guitar is sweet and brilliant and laced with Spanish overtones and a fluid approach that is chilling... deep in the well when it comes to guitar wizardry & creativity"