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Since 2002 The Mighty Orq has been performing solo and with his band across the US and Europe. He has won multiple awards, released six albums, and an instructional DVD for solo resonator slide guitar. He is a uniquely talented singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist with a focus in the American Roots Music genres.

Always known as a stand-out guitarist and vocalist, over the last 13 years Orq has matured both as a writer and arranger. Where early-on the musical emphasis was on raucous drum and guitar lines, now Orq takes a more song-centered approach letting songs dictate the instrumentation rather than the other way around . New compositions such as “Love In A Hurricane,” “Say It With Silence,” and the Weissenborn instrumental “Cannon Ball” from the forthcoming album entitled “Love In A Hurricane” feature an experienced composer, instrumentalist, and singer beginning to reach his stride.

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DISCOGRAPHY
Love In A Hurricane – …Coming in 2016
Delta Blues Guitar Instruction (DVD) – 2014
Soulful City – 2013
Lost In Germany: Live at The Kornbrennerei - 2011
To The Bone – 2008
Milk Money – 2005
Ghost Train: Live at The Big Easy – 2004
Prayer Book – 2003

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AWARDS

“Best Guitarist,” 2007 - HOUSTON PRESS MUSIC AWARDS

“Best Guitarist,” 2010 – HOUSTON PRESS MUSIC AWARDS

“Individual Artist Grant,” 2011 – HOUSTON ARTS ALLIANCE

“IBC Finalist,” 2011 – BLUES FOUNDATION

“Best Blues Act,” 2012 – HOUSTON PRESS MUSIC AWARDS

“IBC Regional Finalist,” 2012 – BLUES FOUNDATION

“Best Blues Act,” 2015 – HOUSTON PRESS MUSIC AWARDS