The band played at many important Blues and Jazz Festivals, on the same bill with big names as BB King, Ray Charles, Robert Cray, the Blues Brothers Band, Johnny Adams, Chaka Kahn, and many others. At many Dutch blues festivals they were the headline act.
The Cosy Cotton Band won the Benelux Blues Award in 1989. A Belgian and German tour in 1990 was extreme successful, with live radio and TV appearances. The band toured Europe for many Years, and also visited Aruba many times for performances at The Caribbean jazz festival.
Bert Devies (Cosy Cotton) The original player of the band and three Top blues players from Aruba got together for a blues revival show.
The ‘Cosy Cotton magic’ was back.
After rehearsals and try-out period the Cosy Cotton Band is on the road again. So wherever blues music is in demand, you can enjoy the Cosy Cotton Band taking you on a musical blues adventure, from Chicago to the swamps of Louisiana and back again. See you soon at one of our shows,
The Band has recently recorded a brand new CD “live on Aruba ” available on CD Baby.
The Cosy Cotton Band: “Every day we have the BLUES” Line up;
Bert Devies Guitar/Vocals
Terrance Green Keyboards
Arnold Mohamed Bass
Rowald de Graaff Drums