JazzTimes - 5/96, p.108
"...some of the cleverest and best-crafted big band arrangements being written today....the charts are performed with orchestral exactitude and lots of zest and are punctuated by fine improvised solos..."
Jazziz - 10/95, p.37
"...noted for testing the full orchestral potential of the large jazz ensemble....blistering tempos and wildly extroverted soloing and section work...the prototypical big band of the 1990s. Above all, Mcconnell has a sense of humor in his writing that produces the kind of surprises that keep both musicians and the audience on their toes..."
Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass: Rob McConnell (valve trombone); Moe Koffman, John Johnson, Alex Dean, Rick Wilkins, Bob Leonard (saxophone, flute, clarinet); Arnie Chycoski, Steve McDade, John MacLeod, Guido Basso, Dave Woods (trumpet, flugelhorn); Alastair Kay, Bob Livingston, Jerry Johnson, Ernie Pattison (trombone); Judy Kay, James MacDonald (French horn); Lorne Lofsky (guitar); Jim Vivian (bass); Ted Warren (drums).