PressTommy Harkenrider , Guitar Slinger from California
"I have always been a fan of Nico Duportal and his Rhythm Dudes … So many bands find what they excel at and simply reiterate their strengths on following recordings. Nico's band is completely the opposite they are a dynamic and constantly evolving band that explores deeply the music we love."
Kid Ramos – Legendary Guitarist from California
"… You see music in the hands of a young master and student of the music such as Nico is far from being extinct! Nico has a style of his own but brings to mind the Late great Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Tiny Grimes all the while making it his own!"
BIG SANDY Singer from California
"Along with his fabulous Rhythm Dudes, Nico glides effortlessly between rocking blues and soulful grooves with confidence and grace. Drawing passionately from a wide variety of traditional roots music influences while still maintaining a fresh original sound with clever and creative songwriting, Nico Duportal and his Rhythm Dudes have truly come up with a winner."
Marc Bristol – Blue suede news, US magazine
"I hope we get to hear these guys some time when we’re in Europe or else at one of the U.S. festivals! This stuff is way cool, and this has become my favorite French band as of right now."
A-Smith - UK R’n’R Magazine
"Nico Duportal a hot Guitarist and R&B exponent, has turned out a top class recording with his Rhythm Dudes providing exquisite backing ! Heartility recommended for Rockers, Jivers, Strollers and YOU !!! "
Jeff Scott Fleenor – Delta Groove Music (USA)
"The American Blues scene has undoubtedly encountered its share of adversity in recent years. wheneverI begin to doubt the uncertainty of where this Music’s headed, along comes someone like Nico Duportal to reassure me that everything’s gonna be just fine."