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Ben Schachter: Press

"If the news hasn't reached you, then listen up! Saxophonist Ben Schachter is one of the sharpest improvisers in modern jazz."
Glenn Astarita - AllAboutJazz
"...Schachter's tenor practically bursts at the seams with feeling..."
Marc Meyers - AllAboutJazz
"...the power of...Dave Holland...or Steve Coleman...the authority of Joe Lovano..."
Jason Bivins - Cadence
"...Ben Schachter's Trio of Many is working on a new style of freedom and democracy."
Daniel Pietrowski - JazzTimes

"....beautifully arranged interludes offset by passages of boundless improvising...something special is happening here."

Micheal Mellia - JazzImprov
"...Schachter writes peppery tunes that tapdance on the subconscious before his searing saxophone takes over to blow down the house."
Karl Stark - Philadelphia Inquirer
"...advanced harmonic capabilities and fluid, sure-fire rhythmic drive....a personal and present-tense sound."
Nate Chinen - Philadelphia CityPaper
"He plays with a tone like a fine carving knife -- buffed and burnished and sharpened to a fine edge."
David Dupont - Cadence
"...has a fire in his soul that he vents through angular, topsy-turvy bop explosions."
Brian Howard - Philadelphia CityPaper
"...Schachter fired up his heavy tenor to display some serious monster chops...he could be king of the mountain."
Ken Weiss - Cadence
Review of OMNIBUS
OMNIBUS included in publisher's Top Picks for 2008!
"Nothingman" reviewed on AllAboutJazz
"Nothingman" reviewed (again) on AllAboutJazz
"Trio of Many" reviewed in AllAboutJazz
Profiled in JazzTimes...
Profiled in AllAboutJazz...
Reviewed: Re: Trio live in Philadelphia, October 2012.

Review of Celebrating Ornette! concert, Philadelphia, April 2014