Odean Pope is a bad, bad, bad, beautiful musician, man. -
The music (on the Ponderer) is dense but luxuriant, and it
moves quickly. Thoroughly propulsive.
-Jim Macnie, Boston Phoenix
Odean Pope's Saxophone Choir hit the groove.
-John Diliberto, Down Beat
The Ponderer wallops you, then surprises you with its
subtlety before you can recover.
Max Roach's longtime saxman Odean Popes Philly proud
saxophone ensemble was one of the most explosive units
the 1994 Montreal Jazz Festival.
-Willard Jenkins, Jazz-Times
Tenor man Odean Pope builds a richly arranged
environment deserving of the choral moniker on Epitome,
Choir's third CD for Soul Note