“Jason Ricci is one of the best and most imitated blues harmonica players of the 21st century,” raves BLUES BLAST MAGAZINE. “Anyone yet to experience Ricci’s electrifying harmonica skills will be floored,” claims AMERICAN SONGWRITER.
3x-Blues Music Award-Winner & 9x-Blues Music Award Nominated Singer, Songwriter and Master Harmonica Player JASON RICCI & THE BAD KIND include JOHN LISI (Guitar/Vocals); ANDY KURZ (Bass/Vocals); JOHN PERKINS (Drums/Vocals); and KAITLIN DIBBLE (Vocals). Jason Ricci has 7 Nominations for "Blues Harmonica Player of the Year" at the Blues Music Awards - Winning the Award in 2010, 2018 & 2022. Ricci is one of the most influential, recorded, celebrated, interviewed and famous harmonica players working in the world today - And he was born in Portland, Maine!! Ricci played Harmonica on the song "My Babe" from Johnny Winter's 2014 GRAMMY® Award-Winning album "Step Back". In April 2015, Ricci played harmonica on the song "Born in Chicago" with Zac Brown and Tom Morello at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony for The Paul Butterfield Blues Band. In 2019 Jason Ricci was invited by Jazz legend Terence Blanchard to record music for Tyler Perry's movie a "Jazzman's Blues."