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Albums by Rod Piazza
( artist bio ) ( artist website )

Beyond The Source Beyond The Source (Tone-Cool, 2001)
"Legendary West Coast bluesman Piazza is on a career roll…[He] is a star contemporary blues songwriter, as well as a star musician now verging on a broader breakthrough.” –- Billboard

Here And Now Hear And Now, with The Mighty Flyers (Tone-Cool, 1999)
"...Piazza's athletic and sonically inventive licks on both diatonic and chromatic harp are the focus throughout this fine set....varied and captivating..." Living Blues

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Vintage Live in '75 Vintage Live 1975 (Tone-Cool, 1998)
"...one of the hottest young harp players in Los Angeles in 1975 ....Piazza works through a set of standards...in front of a small and enthusiastic audience." --
Living Blues

Tough And Tender Tough And Tender, with The Mighty Flyers (Tone-Cool, 1997)
"...the West Coasters certainly have several things going for them... 11 attractive originals..." Down Beat, 3 1/2 stars

Live At BB Kings Live At BB Kings, with The Mighty Flyers (Big Mo, 1994)
"One of the finest live performances captured on record." Blues Review "Featuring devastating harp and... blazing Piano... They hum along like a well tuned '59 Cadillac cruisin' down the highway." -- Steve Hoffman, Hard Report

Alphabet Blues Alphabet Blues (Black Top, 1992)
"...Rugged-voiced Piazza & Co. play it tight on these 12 tracks, giving this studio collection the immediacy of a live performance recorded in a smoky, dimly-lit barroom with a packed dance floor..." Down Beat, 4 stars

Blues In The Dark Blues In The Dark (Black Top, 1991)
"...barroom blues with supper-club flair. The relaxed, swinging quality of their music starts with the fluid bounce of the rhythm section, continues with the sturdy support of guitarist Alex Schultz and pianist Honey Alexander, and is rounded off by Piazza's exquisitely understated blues harp." -- Entertainment Weekly

Compilations, boxes, etc.

The Essential Collection The Essential Collection (Hightone, 1992)
"...the West Coasters certainly have several things going for them....11 attractive originals..." Down Beat, 3 1/2 stars

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