"You're an excellent guitarist in the old style...You Certainly compare favourably to the American musicians like Roy Bookbinder, Paul Geremia and Jerry Ricks..."   Bruce Iglauer, CEO Alligator Records, Chicago, USA.

"Tonight was amazing with one of the very best acoustic blues players you will ever see - Lil' Ian Goodsman."   New Crawdaddy Club, Billericay, Essex, UK

"...blew his audience away with some excellent slide and finger-picking guitar."   Java Jive, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand

"You really are the real deal."    Terry Iredale, Blues Show, HotFM, Australia

"...Kiwi slide guitarist extraordinnaire. Absolutely bown away. Some of the best acoustic blues I have heard"   Andy Faulkner, Radio Hauraki Blues Show, New Zealand.

"One of the best country blues player we have heard in years."   Gustavo Rosenberg, GoodTime Blues Review, Buenos Aires, Argentina

"...maestro of the slide guitar."   St. Neot's Folk Festival, UK

"I am totally in awe of Lil' Ian's blues prowess."  Mike Butler, Blues DJ, Tauranga, New Zealand

"...a brilliant blues guitarist."   Boat Race, Cambridge, UK

"...justifiably described as a brilliant blues guitarist."    Stukely Roots Festival, UK