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Legendary Texan guitarist and singer…the master himself
- Folk World, UK
Lightning Red, the legendary guitarist
- Blues Magazine, Netherlands
Lightning Red is a blues legend...a master at the guitar!
- Rootsville, Belgium
Killer licks, ditto grooves and trademark vocals...
Great slide playing, creative songwriting, funky shuffles...
awesome playing and talent!
- Rootstime, Belgium
Killer licks, with killer slide, and trademarked vocals to match.
Red is yet another Texas treasure to discover.
- Hill Country Happenings, Texas
guitar playing never fails to impress.
- Roger Gatchet AustinSound.com
Lightning Red's smoky slide blues come well-seasoned
- Margaret Moser Austin Chronicle
Mastery of the guitar...this is the REAL THING!
- Texas Blues Magazine Houston, Texas
Passionate guitar and creative songwriting…
scintillating guitar riffs. Exceptional slide…
burning hot guitar and Texas style blues
- Blues On Stage www.mnblues.com
Simmers with real heat and passion…a sound that certainly will put him up there in the upper ranks of great players
- Delta Snake Blues News
San Jose, California
Demonstrated his guitar mastery with a series of scintillating solos….
an excellent evening's entertainment…a superb guitarist and a talented songwriter.
- Lionel Ross Blueprint Magazine
Warrington R&B Club, UK
Someone to seek out if you love good blues music
- Billy Bop, Belgium
Lightning Red's smoky slide blues come well-seasoned by his lengthy tenure as a guitarist and harp
player...matchless acoustic style.
- Austin Chronicle Austin, Texas 2006
A natural guitar player…almost effortless…easily shifts from slide to finger picking.
- Blues Beat Buffalo, NY
Western New York Blues Society
Breathes Texas on every note…sizzling fretboard…explosive…
mighty fine slide.
- Southwest Blues Magazine
They flock to see him and it is easy to see why…great slide playing…a tasty dose of Chicago shuffles and Texas-style boogie.
- BluesRag Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore Blues Society
A guitar slinger extraordinaire...classic blues licks played with stunning precision and feel... excellent guitar work and soulful singing.
- Blue Monday Internet Review
Lightning Red plays like lightning
and thunder --
with style and grace
- Cradle Magazine Portland, Maine
Red is tall with an impressive persona, stage presence, guitar … when called upon to get growly he does so with a vengeance!
- Strange Pleasures Magazine
Red is not your everyday professional ...offers an authentic slice of Texas...
gritty shuffles and string-busting solos. His original songs are clever and contemporary.
- Sunday Telegram
Soundin' REAL good, Red! Would you sign your CD for me?
- Grammy Award Winner Sugar Blue
Red, you're DYNAMITE on that guitar! You're really tearing it up tonight.
Raleigh, North Carolina
- Little Richard's Sax Man Grady Gaines
Red, you and your band sound great! We'll have you back real soon.
- Patrick Tracey Chicago B.L.U.E.S.
New York, New York
Can a white boy play the blues?
You bet! This man sure can...
East St. Louis, [from Red's Blues] GOD this is great!
- Kathleen Kern KPFT Radio, Houston
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