Review of “My Dony” – Living Blues Magazine

“It’s that wider range of emotion and expression, driven by Dermody’s urgency and enthusiasm that makes My Dony the sturdy and successful effort it is. Consider this Dermody’s most decisive outing yet.” Lee...

Review of “My Dony” – Grateful Web

“With this rapidly, unfolding uncertainty, I can’t do light and surface. Good old rock or pop, my normal go-tos, definitely will not work. I’m craving gritty and real. I need Grant Dermody and his new album, “My Dony.” It primarily blues but there are touches of...

Spring 2021 Update

Hi Everyone, I hope you are staying safe and navigating the pandemic as well as you can. Quite a bit has been happening with music, not gigging, not withstanding. Here are some highlights. My Dony, my 2020 electric blues release with Dirk Powell, Jamie Dick, Jason...

Review of “My Dony”

I always find it interesting to listen to how musicians grow and evolve from project to project. Clearly Grant Dermody’s latest offering, “My Dony” is a large step forward in his evolution. Since the early days of our relationship as fellow harmonica players, I’ve had...

Autumn News 2019

Hi Everyone, I hope you all are well and thriving! I just finished a new record, my second with my friend Dirk Powell! This one is called My Dony and it’s a straight ahead electric blues album. I wrote three tunes for the record, Dirk wrote three, including the title...

Autumn News!

Hi Everyone, I hope this finds you happy, warm and well! I had an amazing musical summer. I got to record with Charlie Lennon, Irish National treasure and fiddle master, whilst in Spiddal, Ireland in July. We recorded Tree Of Life, one of my tunes. Charlie liked it so...

Spring Update

Hi Everyone, I just got back from an incredible road trip, full of music, frivolity, more music, and general mayhem. It started in Wisconsin with the phenomenal Tim Foss. Tim is, simply, one of the finest old-time fiddlers, and all-around musicians, you can find...

Review by Art Menius

Released: February 2010 Reviewed by Art Menius 2/10/2012 Seattle’s Grant Dermody long ago earned a reputation as an excellent harmonica blower equally comfortable in blues, old-time, and roots music while also capable of quite good singing and songwriting. Lay Down My...