Mike is one of the best young improvisors on the NY scene! - Vic Juris, Jazz Guitarist
Blessed with a refined approach and solid technique...Mike Baggetta has the potential to break the mold of post-John Scofield plectrists. - Michael G. Nastos, All Music Guide
Radiant... there's an open, intensely emotional quality to the duo's playing... spare, haunting, with hints of modernist avant garde gestures. The Wire (UK)
Excellent... trumpeter Kris Tiner and guitarist Mike Baggetta explore abstract yet jazz-derived realms of expansive lyricism and liquid melody. Time Out New York
His work…often seems spare yet even the low volume can't hide the rich sounds he creates. Richard Kamins, The Hartford Courant
26 young musicians were presented as part of The Kennedy Center's annual [Betty Carter] Jazz Ahead residency program....several appealing tunes - by [Allan] Johnson, guitarist Mike Baggetta, drummer Sunny Jain, trumpeter Lee Hogans and others... Mike Joyce, The Washington Post
The composer scored with a fluid approach and some zesty chords, and Baggetta, his tone warm and open, swung handily with a wealth of solid ideas. Zan Stewart, Newark Star Ledger
Kris Tiner and Mike Baggetta deliver an attractive album of duets and quartet improvisations that resonate with a fragile harmonic maturity typically unheard in the work of such young, occasionally impetuous artists..