Reviews are still coming in following the August release.

Here are some notable quotes:

“He’s an unerring player with extraordinary chops…. precision and passion have long been the hallmarks of Kadleck’s work, and both come through loud and clear on this pleasing date.” (Dan Bilawsky – All About Jazz)

“A great record; it may take may a very long time to get all that’s in it.” (Larry Kart – author, “Jazz In Search of Itself” – Yale University Press)

“… an album filled with tight ensemble work and a cache of fine solos—big band jazz as good as it gets.” (Jack Goodstein – BlogCritics)

“… this set cooks in the finest fashion. Well done.” (Chris Spector – Midwest Record)

“Kadleck has a fine debut album with Around the Horn, one that whets your appetite for future recordings.” (Joe Lang – Jersey Jazz)

“While Kadleck is well-known as a fine lead and all-around trumpeter, what shines and surprises here—in addition to his take-command lead chops—is his superb arranging… Around the Horn knocks it out of the park.” (Nicholas Mondello – All About Jazz)

“Kadleck deserves credit for lifting a self-done project to a high level.” (Bob Karlovits – Pittsburgh Tribune)

“Kadleck is a vastly experienced trumpet player, a widely sought-after sideman, and, on this evidence, something of a star arranger, too.” (James Poore – MusicWeb-International)

“Superb band, admirable charts, persuasive soloists. In the words of Ira Gershwin, who could ask for anything more? Except, that is, for more of the same.” (Jack Bowers – All About Jazz)

“… the Tony Kadleck Big Band is a welcome addition to the genre.” (Don Albert –

“A double header of fun for big band fans.” (George W. Harris – Jazz Weekly)

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