“Diz has been back to my Thursday night spot in Soho a few times in the last year or two with his new line-up. As always, absolutely superb. A whole new generation of kids, teenagers and with-it young people are romping and stomping to his sounds.”

Gaz Mayall (Gaz’s Rockin’ Blues)

Diz Watson, musician, one of the rockinest piano players in the world - is a quintessential exponent of New Orleans style piano ­ an exuberant mix of Barrel House, Rhythm and Blues, Rock 'n' Roll and Boogie Woogie - influenced by Fats Domino, Huey "Piano" Smith, Dr. John, James Booker and Professor Longhair. Recordings include critically acclaimed Bluecoat Man(Ace Records, London) with Fats Domino sidemen Walter Kimble, Roger Lewis and influential saxophonist Lee Allen; live album recorded with Dr. John, Such a Night (Spindrift Records).