Quotes from the Press about…

... Performances with Symphony Orchestra:

"An amazing tour de force." ”

— Grand Rapids Press

I have never [before] heard a mandolin produce such rich, multi-­ dimensional sounds.”

— San Antonio Express News


— Fort Worth Star Telegram

Music that set the place on fire!”

— Long Beach Press Telegram

... Solo Performance:

He sounded at times like the Boston Symphony!”
The audience was dazzled by his virtuosity.”

— Pasadena Star News

A remarkable tour de force of instrumental virtuosity.”

Los Angeles Times

... his CDs:

Truly dazzling.”

— Washington Post

In color and texture... a stunning mastery of interpretation.”

— St. Paul Pioneer Press


— Raleigh-­Durham Independent

And from colleagues:

One of the few great musicians of our time. ”

— Chet Atkins

Refreshing and unique.”

— David Grisman

The Michael Jordan of the mandolin.”

— Don Stiernberg