EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts
Stan McDonald's Blue Horizon...is better than almost any
band you're likely to find in the swinging clubs along
Bourbon Street in New Orleans, where the hot and gutsy
sounds of traditional jazz and blues originated.
MIDDLESEX NEWS, Framingham, Massachusetts
McDonald and the band touched the sky, capping the night
with a madcap arrangement of Swanee River that had the place
ARTS JUBILEE '86, Conway, New Hampshire
If you haven't heard the classic jazz of Sidney Bechet or
Jelly Roll Morton, by the end of the performance you will
know why the blue Horizon lovingly, joyously continues to
breathe life into their music.
JAZZ NOTES, Cape Cod Jazz Society
The Blue Horizon Jazz Band is notable for its rich and
beautiful music that rewards the quiet listener as much as
it tends to incite those who prefer to dance...A perfect
NEW YORK TIMES jazz critic John Wilson, on Stan McDonald, in
A superb clarinetist and soprano saxophonist...a gloriously
full bodied Bechet stylist.
...A gloriously full-bodied Bechet stylist.