a combination of intelligence and abandon; music making of the highest calibre
~ALL ABOUT JAZZ
...he's already secure in the senior ranks of jazz pianists... Braid the player, writer, arranger and bandleader is clearly a force to be reckoned with. ~TORONTO STAR
If Mozart played jazz, he'd be David Braid ~HALIFAX CHRONICLE-HERALD
A Jazz Genius to Call Our Own ~MACLEANS MAGAZINE
No musician in Canada took such giant strides as David Braid did in his twenties, and this year, his 31st, might eclipse all that. ~JACK CHAMBERS, AUTHOR OF 'The Music and Times of Miles Davis'
Touted as one of the most gifted young pianists and composers in the country ~CBC
I have to stop thinking of Braid as 'Canada's-best-young, most-promising etc.' jazz piano player, and (because I've not heard all the others) among-the-top anywhere