#39; hair-raising guitar playing and commanding vocals. Blues Revuecalled Gruenling a leading light among a new generation of harp players...a true innovator.According to Alligator president Bruce Iglauer, Nick is a natural fit for the label. Its very exciting to bring an artist to Alligator who is so deeply rooted in the Chicago blues tradition, but creating fresh new songs to carry that tradition forward. Hes a thrilling guitar player, a gritty, honest singer, and his band is tough as nails. Dennis Gruenling is a blues harmonica master and a terrific showman, and he brings another world class talent to Nicks band. These are artists that any fan of the blues has got to love.