Ayn Inserto's second recording with her jazz orchestra is grand and
sophisticated to a degree as to immediately elevate her status alongside
acknowledged influences, and well known, experienced chart makers like
Maria Schneider, Bob Belden, and Mark Masters. Inserto is impressive as a
writer of modern jazz...keep Ayn Inserto's Muse in serious
consideration for a distinguished place in your collection. It is an excellent
representation of what's happening in her virile, imaginative mind, and comes
—Michael G. Nastos, All Music Guide
There’s an energetic creative force on the horizon named Ayn Inserto, and
based on this debut album, she’s Maria Schneider on steroids.
—Harvey Siders, JazzTimes
Her music is new and unconventional, striking a different chord than what
one usually expects from a big band project.
—Edward Blanco, AllAboutJazz.com.
Ayn Inserto is one the most gifted young composers I have had the pleasure
of teaching in many years