Press release for The Unforgettable Sounds of Esquivel
"…exquisite attention to details…" Clive Davis
1/14/2011: "Future: Perfect"
"…a marvelously flexible unit that can morph from a small, swinging combo to the full-blown 23-piece orchestra…" Jonathan Perry
"…incredible arrangements, musicianship and artistic direction…I’m sure the only thing better than hearing the record would be seeing this group live."Frank Alkyer
January 19, 2011: "Mr. Ho's Orchestrotica: Endless Bachelor Party"
"…If John Zorn is an exotica Picasso, O'Neill is his Georges-Braque counterpart in cubism's transposition to music…as Braque may have been the finer cubist, O'Neill may be, in the long run, a stronger exoticist than Zorn." Gordon Marshall
12/2010: Minneapolis, MN
"… something for that hard-to-shop-for eccentric on your Christmas shopping list…"Martin Keller
"… something marvelous…The world needs more cool sounds like this…"Carl F. Gauze
Top CDs of 2010 Bruce Lindsay
Jazz Favorite for 2010 Mark Saleski
"…so beautifully interprets Esquivel's work…breathes fresh life into these marvelously odd arrangements, with a clear understanding of just what their creator intended them to do… an album that just wants to play and have fun." Bruce Lindsay