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.
Masterfully blurs the lines between electronic dance music and jazz sounds
…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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