Reddy draws on concepts and palettes of the AACM, way-post bop and anything-goes downtown movements, alluding to the mainstream in the course of embracing diverse possibilities.
—Howard Mandel, Jazziz
...Reddy’s is an adventure that benefits fans of any jazz era.
—Andrew Bartlett, Amazon.com
“Rob Reddy’s music is truly American: confident without being arrogant, brash but not swaggering and celebratory to the point of boisterousness and joyous unrestraint.
—Allen Huotari, All About Jazz
Since the early 1990s, Rob Reddy has been forging a way uniquely his own as
a jazz composer,
saxophone player and bandleader in New York.”
—Harry Newman, Downtown Express
“Reddy understands the link between rhythm and song as well as any younger
composer in the wake of
—Leone Evangelista, All About Jazz
“...Reddy sounds, and dares to sound, like no one but himself.
—Brian Morton, Jazz Review
“...Reddy has assembled a fine cast of players, each with an uncommon ability
to evoke a broad range
of images as they interpret these beautifully complex compositions.
—Elliott Simon, AllAboutJazz
“Released last year, A Hundred Jumping Devils projects a number of the
qualities that distinguish Mr.
Reddy's best music: stealthy propulsion, sturdy lyricism and a sound that
reconciles classical harmony
with folk rusticity