…(pronounced DER muh dee) is a harmonica player and singer known for his rich tone, tasteful solos, and solid rhythmic playing. Grant moves through a wide variety of musical styles while maintaining his own distinctive sound.

A sought after accompanist, Grant has appeared on several Jim Page recordings, plays on Dan Crary's album, Renaissance of the Steel String Guitar; and has also recorded with Eric Bibb, Scott Law, John Cephas, Michael Grey (of Pearl Django) and Mike Dowling. Grant has performed with Rich Del Grosso, Dirk Powell, Cedric Watson, Big Joe Duskin, JohnDee Holeman, Robert Lowrey, and Honeyboy Edwards. He was a featured artist with Orchestra Seattle playing the harmonica part in Huntley Beyer's Symphony, Romantic Lines. He is a member of the blues influenced old-time band, The Improbabillies, whose self-titled CD on the Yodel-A-Hee label is a fine example of Grant's innovative playing and has released two acclaimed solo CDs, Crossing That River and Lay Down My Burden.

Grant teaches harmonica at the Port Townsend Country Blues Festival, The Augusta Heritage Center in Elkins, West Virginia, the Euro Blues Week in England and several other workshops and festivals. Check his website for more info at
                                 http://www.grantdermody.com

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