“In the age of mediocrity and clones, John Stowell’s uniqueness and originality are a breath of fresh air. I love playing with him.”
“John Stowell plays jazz, but he doesn’t use any of the clichés; he has an incredible originality. John is a master creator.”
“I’ve been a fan of John Stowell’s for some time.”
“More guitarists would play like John Stowell if they knew how.”
“Can make an electric guitar sound like a singing voice.”
“Guitarist John Stowell’s style with standards is a delightful departure from the road well traveled. He transcends the label of jazz guitarist.”
Los Angeles Times
“He plays his amplified guitar as if he were surrounded by fine crystal... the type of slow burning, sustained energy that you hear in players that practice all the time.”
“John Stowell’s approach to harmony that is uniquely his own.”
Just Jazz Guitar
"Stowell played beautifully, combining his trademark creamy chord voicings with long, sinewy phrases."
"...darkly singing understatements..."
Down Beat (record review)
"Stowell made his electric guitar sing beautifully, displaying all the virtosity that has brought him to the jazz world's attention in recent years."
Coda Magazine, Toronto