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BEN NEILL PRESS QUOTES

A creative composer, genius performer, and inventor of the mutantrumpet. Time Out NY

Ben Neill is a musical powerhouse, a serious and individual talent.  Time Out London

Ben Neill is using a schizophrenic trumpet to create art music for the people. Wired Magazine

Neill’s astonishing mutantrumpet blends brass and computer with wit, beauty and solid musicianship. Village Voice

9 out of 10 rating…Ben Neill is a mad scientist, and he has discovered the formula that breaks musical barriers. Mixmag

Ben Neill plays an instrument he designed called the mutantrumpet, a three-belled trumpet that allows him to shift sonorities instantaneously, from muted to open, clear to froggy.            New York Times

Neill works with harmonies based on numerical relationships that produce spiritually powerful resonances. The result is trippy, otherworldly and seamlessly groovy. Interview Magazine

Ben Neill is the mad scientist of dancefloor jazz…an inventive and stimulating voyage. CMJ Monthly

Calling Ben Neill a trumpeter is like calling Mr. Spock a frequent flyer…as vibrant as the galaxies beyond, both adventurous and artful.
Boston Phoenix

Masterfully blurs the lines between electronic dance music and jazz sounds
Billboard

…a bold compositional sensibility that extends both soundworld science and electronic music to a horizon that extends as far as the ear — and the imagination — can hear. Allmusic.com

A great sonic alchemist…luscious, seductive and quite addictive.
All About Jazz

The mutantrumpet, like its name would suggest, is a freak of sound—a work of heretofore unseen electro-acoustic brilliance.
All About Jazz

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