Craig builds his music on a diverse foundation of sounds, having played jazz, R&B and rock ‘n roll, in addition to the blues, during his early years as a musician. Over the years, Craig has earned respect from just as diverse an array of musicians and critics. Joe Louis Walker has called Horton “A Great Musician, Great Singer, Great Band Leader.” Tom Mazzolini, producer of the San Francisco Blues Fest, reported after last year’s event that, "Craig Horton gave one of the memorable sets that had people talking. It was impressive and it was deep mountain high! The real thing!"