"Hesse’s music is all about dialogue and development within an expert ensemble; students of next-generation improvised musical art should benefit from the advanced ideas presented here."
-James D. Armstrong, Jr., JazzNow Magazine
"Hesse's sometimes challenging, but always interesting music does indeed speak and listeners would do well to listen."
-Brad Walseth, JazzChicago.net
"[G]uitarist Scott Hesse is rock-solid when supplying comp chords; as a soloist, Hesse is fluid and glittering--and especially inventive..."
-Neil Tesser, Chicago Jazz Music Examiner