Gregg Wright is in the top echelons of the world's great Blues guitarists!" according to the international publication Blues Matters. Inducted in 2013 into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame, Wright is also an electrifying singer and live performer whose guitar playing leaves audiences breathless . . . “Gregg Wright has an extra gear most guitarists don't have" raves fellow Bluesman Zac Harmon. All this is accompanied by a killer stage presence honed by years of touring with Michael Jackson, Mick Fleetwood and many others.
Gregg Wright, began his professional career on the U.S. Southern circuit in the mid-1970's. He honed his craft with years of playing endless one-nighters across the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Texas, often opening shows for the big national touring acts of the day. “I was privileged to work and learn around greatness!” says Gregg. “I opened several times for Albert King and Freddie King, and learned a great deal from them. Their words of encouragement really energized me. I owe them a huge debt of gratitude!"
An '80's move from Louisiana to Los Angeles saw Wright become a session man and "hired gun" touring guitarist. His reputation grew over the next decade doing albums and tours with Mick Fleetwood, Michael Jackson, the Gap Band, Berlin and Spencer Davis.
Wright's stalwart backing band consists of Ron Battle on bass (Solomon Burke, Lucky Peterson), Craig Kimbrough on drums (Little Milton, Zac Harmon) and "Stormin'" Norman Weatherly on keyboards (Ike Turner, Jimmy McCracken) Their incredibly precise, high energy live performances have brought many a crowd to its feet. Total audience satisfaction is guaranteed with Gregg Wright . . . "King of the Rockin' Blues!"