Once led the constellation Otis Grand & The Dance Kings:
"My first impression was Glenn Miller meets Rhythm & Blues" said one reviewer in '89.
Since the band got together in late '87 they have gone through several lineup changes.
Earl Green: vocals (to The Earl Green Band)
Otis Grand: guitar
Dave Taylor: keyboards
Dan Quinton: bass
Mickey Waller: drums
John Willmot: tenor sax - Mark Seymour: trombone - Mike Hobart: tenor and baryton saxes - Tex Lloyd & Tim Sayer: saxes and trumpet
Performed in Febr. '98 as Otis Grand And The Big Blues Band at Half Moon, Putney.
"Deftly assured, big band blues" said "Time Out".
Guitar and Amps Dept:
Otis Grand's gear in in '89:
Fender Stratocaster '64 plus Fender Super Reverb. No effects, heavy strings.
Early influences: Johnny Guitar Watson, Buddy Guy.
...are listed on Mr. Grand's own extensive web site below!