b. Fred Bishti, 14 Feb 1950, Beirut, Lebanon. Grand offers spent the majority of his existence in america, although he resided in France for a couple years. He started playing acoustic guitar at age 13, citing his affects as B.B. Ruler, T-Bone Walker, Otis Hurry and Johnny Otis, and he offers used many SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Bay region blues performers. Otis Grand AS WELL AS THE Dance Kings made a sensation if they burst onto the United kingdom blues picture in the past due 80s, enhanced over the initial record (a W.C. Handy prize nomination) by the current presence of Joe Louis Walker. The next album contains guests Jimmy Nelson, Pee Wee Ellis, and Walker once again. An excellent live appeal, Grand was voted UK Blues Guitarist Of THE ENTIRE YEAR in 1990 and continuing to surface in annual polls through the entire 90s because of his continuous touring timetable. He today resides in Croydon, Surrey, gateway towards the blues!