Billy T Band was awarded with Norwegian Grammy (Spellemannprisen 2012) for their 3rd album "Mo-Billy-T" and their 2nd album L.OV.E. (just a silly notion)” received Spellemannprisen in 2010.
Bill was born and raised in New York City, and played and recorded with Eddie ”Bluesman” Kirkland for 12 years, and the Tom Russell Band for 10 years. Along the way , he worked with such diverse artists as Lightning Hopkins and Nancy Griffith.
After moving to Oslo Norway in 1997, Billy T ran the house band at the ”Muddy Waters” blues club for 7 years, helping to launch the young Norwegian talents Amund Maarud and Kid Andersen (now with Rick Estrin & the Nightcats).