"Among the greats of all timeā€¦. He blazes on harp with brilliant virtuosity." - Rolling Stone

"James Cotton helped define modern blues harmonica with his moaning, wrenching phrases and his train-whistle wails." - New York Times

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★Recorded almost 30 solo albums to date

★Mentored by blues harmonica legend, Sonny Boy Williamson II. As a boy, Cotton was at Sonny Boy's side from the age of nine until he was fifteen

★Toured with Muddy Waters for a dozen years and became the leader of his backing band

★Has performed on stage with music icons such as Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Santana, Steve Miller, Freddie King, and many others

★2014 Grammy Nominee for Cotton Mouth Man (Best Blues Album). Cotton is a 5-time Grammy Nominee, and a Grammy Winner for his album, Deep In The Blues

★2014 Blues Music Award Nominee for 5 separate awards, tying for the most nominations of any artist in 2014. Cotton is a 9-time Blues Music Award Winner

★2014 Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Mississippi Governor and Mississippi Arts Commission

★2013 Featured on the cover of Living Blues Magazine with a ten-page cover story (April 2013 Issue)

★2010 Honored at New York's Lincoln Center where his friends Hubert Sumlin, Pinetop Perkins, Taj Mahal, Shemekia Copeland and others paid tribute to him in an all-star concert

★2008 Performed with Ben Harper and Paul Shaffer (conducting) and the CBS Orchestra at the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony for harmonica great, Little Walter, broadcast nationally on VH1 Classic

★2008 Living Blues Award Winner for Most Outstanding Musician (Harmonica) - his second win in the category

★2006 Blues Hall of Fame inductee