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Starting his 30+ year career drumming for the legendary Albert Collins and then gaining notoriety playing guitar for John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Coco Montoya filled the shoes of previous Bluesbreakers greats Eric Clapton, Peter Green and Mick Taylor. Coco’s explosive playing and soul driven voice have propelled him to the upper reaches of the blues rock world.
"Montoya's strat leads rage…like brush fire...(he's) a modern blues master." - Blues Revue Magazine
"In a world of blues guitar pretenders, Coco Montoya is the real McCoy. Be prepared to get scorched." - Billboard
"The fiery blues that issue forth from Coco Montoya's guitar are awe inspiring and boogie requiring." - The Village Voice
"Heartfelt singing and a merciless guitar with a wicked icy burn...he is one of the truly gifted blues artists of his generation." - Living Blues