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Bill Warfield / Press

“Tom, New York Art Octet is deep! The stuff I like to hear! Will get played often! Thank you! Great music! Best, Jerry Gordon Serenade to a Cuckoo WPRB 103.3 FM, Princeton University Fridays 11 am - 2 pm Live Stream at WPRB.com JerryGord@aol.com”

Jerry Gordon - WPRB 103.3 FM

“Recognized as a dynamic and innovative composer, bandleader and trumpeter, Bill Warfield has energized audiences, performers and writers for more than two decades. He's performed with such diverse artists at Ornette Coleman, Mel Torme, David Sanborn, Yellowjackets and Sonny Stitt. Much of his work as a leader has been in front of a big band, but for his new disc -- A Window That Shows Me the Moon -- he presents his New York Jazz Octet, featuring saxophonist Don Braden and pianist Kenny Werner. The program includes five of his own compositions along with his arrangements of works by Lee Konitz and Milt Jackson. Posted by Jazz 88.3 at 10:47 AM”

Jazz 88.3 Rhythms

“MUSIC UP CLOSE, OCTOBER 2010 October 12, 2010 By Skope Warfield Big Band and Lehigh Valley Funk Orchestra That funky jazz you’re hearing is coming from the New York Jazz Repertory Orchestra from New York City, under the direction of trumpeter Bill Warfield. These folks do mix of jazz including hard pop, classics, and even some Latin and contemporary works. An expandable group, the orchestra can perform for any size venue from a cozy eight-piece band called the Bill Warfield Octet to the full-bodied 16-man New York Jazz Repertory Orchestra. We managed tonight to squeeze the full orchestra onto our stage.”

Skope - Music Up Close

“DJ comments for Window About this new Bill Warfield release "A Window That Shows Me The Moon"…in a word….remarkable!!! Looking forward. Ron J. Pelletier Gallery 41 PO Box 8415; Berkeley, CA 94707 Jazz from Gallery 41 - Check Our Broadcast Schedule Evening Jazz / KCSM-FM91”

Ron J. Pelletier - Evening Jazz / KCSM-FM91

“DJ comments for Window Thank you for sending this at my recent request. It is indeed remarkable and I'll enjoy using on my program. Jack Hopke WWNO, New Orleans”

Jack Hopke - WVNO

“Very cool release. So many bop/straight-ahead albums have been made, and so few have the tight-but-loose sound of this one. Thanks, Greg November 27, 2012 Bill Warfield / The Bumpkin Grows a Pumpkin / A Window That Shows Me The Moon / Planet Arts Full show: http://www.letscoolone.org/playlists/lco20121127.htm -- Greg Rickard Let's Cool One 6543 La Manga Drive Dallas, TX 75248-2943”

Greg Rickard - Let's Cool One

“DJ comments for Window Gary Walker – WBGO – Newark, N.J. Hey Tom- This is a real hip release. On air at WBGO as of 11/27/12 Best, Gary”

Gary Walker - WBGO - Newark, N.J.

“Duff's Blues is a collision with casualties between the chittlin' circuit and the Savoy Ballroom. Jazz veteran Gene Ludwig adds his organ trio to the Bill Warfield Big Band for an eclectic blues-funkfest.”

“The band [led by Bill Warfield] whoops and slews in a George Russell-like manner on the rocking Creataloop, sidles stealthily on John Coltrane's Blue for Bechet, simmers romantically on a brass-led version of Petit Fleur, and swings hard on its Poulenc variations.”

“Warfield's kind of music is a mixture of adventurous modernistic pieces, jazz-tinged salsa, and post-bop hipness...As an arranger, trumpeter Warfield is a top-rate craftsman, perhaps one of the best on the scene...”

“Bill Warfield's credentials include both academic and professional jazz accomplishments, and his experience is reflected in his compositions and arrangements for his big band.”

“If you're getting the impression this ensemble has a big powerful contemporay sound, you're right. Bill Warfield's band can't wait to hit you right between the eyes and ears and the power doesn't shut down until the final bar of the final track.”