Grace. Style. Virtuosity. Originality.
Paul Leslie – The Paul Leslie Hour
An enthralling CD, eloquent and passionate improvisations on artful arrangements.
Scott Albin – JazzTimes
Fugue-ish playfulness and a jazz sensibility. The result is a finely tuned recital.
John McDonough – Downbeat Magazine
Perhaps the most amazing transformation of cultural enlightenment in the last quarter century.
Brent Black – CriticalJazz
This is a jazz album through and through and it’s a treat.
Marc Myers – Jazzwax
This is a remarkable album.
Jack Goodstein – Blogcritics
DYAD makes Puccini’s melodies sound perfectly natural as postbop…and their risk taking pays off.
Alex Henderson – Jazz Inside
Dyad goes through the borders between Classical and Jazz with ease!
Paquito D’Rivera – Grammy award winning Saxophonist
Brilliant originality, intriguing blend of classics, jazz and breathtaking skill of the duettists.
Tony Augarde – Musicweb International (England)
Lou Caimano is an extraordinary saxophonist … Eric Olsen is an excellent pianist.
“Dyad Plays Puccini” is chamber jazz at its finest.
Ron Netsky – Rochester City Newspaper
You must give this a listen, as it’s one of those releases in which words fail.
Mark S. Tucker – Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange
“Dyad Plays Puccini” is an extraordinary project by two American musicians.
Vittorio Lo Conte – Music Zoom (Italy)
Caimano and Olsen vary Puccini’s masterpieces with theatricality and reverence.
Dr. Roberta Zlokower – Roberta on the Arts
The virtuosity of execution of both parties deserves the highest praise.
Leonid Auskern – Jazzquad (Russia)