"A Monster musician with an incredible tone." — CBC Music

"No pretense or posturing, only musical sincerity." — Jazz Guitar Life

"Sam's dexterity, his love for the richness of jazz and his sheer joy at making music are all over this, his first CD ... a great introduction to Sam's solid sense of swing ... get ready to groove!" — Katie Malloch (former host of CBC's Jazz Beat and Tonic)

"Sam Kirmayer and his colleagues produce an Opening Statement that boldly announces their arrival and bodes well for the future... strong-minded, well-spoken and worth relishing many more times than once." — All About Jazz

"Sam Kirmayer has a clear vision and an established voice on his instrument" — CBC Music



credit: Evan Shay

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