...his work has never been less than compelling.
-Ben Ratliff, New York Times
He attacks his acoustic bass, strumming the strings,
pulling on them
forcefully, as if the music inside
was hiding. His melodies erupt from his instrument,
usually with the
rhythmic pattern set inside so
that his cohorts know exactly which direction Pavone
wants the song to
-Richard Kamins, Hartford Courant
Intense and absorbing music.
-Kenny Mathieson, Jazzwise
Pavone’s music is in constant flux and flow, flying along
the outer edge of the
envelope but never
losing its grip on the basics.
-Fred Kaplan, The Absolute Sound
...Deez to Blues is impossible to tune out,
impossible to turn