Critical Acclaim


“…this is a band that sounds like a band-balanced, loose and emotionally in tune.”
Mark Miller (Globe and Mail)

“…not only an excellent and original trumpet player, but also a composer of note…”
Len Dobbin (Montreal Mirror)

“Sullivan is a fine trumpeter whose thoughtful, melodic approach to improvising reveals that he posesses considerable technique, as well as that more elusive gift – a clear idea of how to construct a solo”
David Cuner (Cadence Magazine)

“…manages to combine combine bursts of carefully orchestrated big band sound with free improvisation….Sullivan’s playing matches his compositions. It’s full of energy and melodic.”
Jeffrey Stoub (JazzMontreal.com)

“…a big, soft-edged tone and a driving attack, at times reminiscent of Woody Shaw…a devil-may-care quality to his solos…”
Paul Wells (Montreal Gazette)

“…sound was dark and smoky…a flugelhorn solo that ranged from the dusky bottom range to a burnished upper register…echoes of Kenny Wheeler, but Sullivan is very much his own man”
James Hale (Ottawa Citizen)

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