"To counteract jazz excess while still delving into
deep improvisations, Bennett draws on the inspiration
of folk music and the classic American minimalism of
Steve Reich, Philip Glass, and Terry Riley."
- Boston Phoenix
"Saxophonist Daniel Bennett makes hay with an airy
approach that's buoyant enough to conjure notions of
East African guitar riffs and Steve Reich's pastoral
- Village Voice
"Saxist Daniel Bennett airs his lilting, potentially
- Timeout New York
"Entertaining and Complex"
Josep Pedro (All About Jazz)
"The New England Conservatory-trained multi-reedman is
quickly gaining a reputation as a composer who combines
folkloric elements with the minimalist chord progressions
of Steve Reich and Philip Glass, yielding music that is fresh,
accessible, and just a bit quirky."
- Jazz Police
"Bennett takes his unique brand of trance-like improvised
soundscapes to sublime new heights."
- Best Saxophone Website Ever Blog
"Performing jazz that's diametrically opposed to most of the
jazz of the Downtown scene... Not like any other horn player
out of NYC."
Something Else Reviews
"Bennett has a genius for creating immediately affecting melodies,
which the group then develops into small masterpieces"
- Bruce Lindsay (All About Jazz)