"Every great creative artist is looking for their own sound...singular, unique, distinctive....their voice. When it happens the world pays attention. Listen now to the music and the musician...John Floridis
— Eric Funk, 11th and Grant, PBS Montana
“A world class songwriter with a larger than life guitar presence.”
— Tom Garnsey, Vootie Productions, Bozeman, Mt.
“It was a pleasure to witness such a passionate guitar driven songwriter whose work springs from such a musical landscape.”
— Patty Larkin, Vanguard Recording Artist
“John’s music dances on the very tip of a needle stuck solidly between subtlety and power, and the beauty is in his ability to lean toward one side or the other at a finger snap.”
— Kelly Joe Phelps, Rounder Records Recording Artist
“Citing influences from Hendrix to Segovia, Floridis is at once a virtuostic technician and passionate pop musician.”
— Nick Heil, The Pacific Inlander, Spokane, Wa.
“John Floridis was very inspiring. He plays so well.”
— Shawn Colvin, Grammy Award Winner, Sony Recording Artist
“Folk-rock that is hard to pigeon-hole. It has the complexity and subtleties of Shawn Colvin, but rocks harder...brings to mind Michael Hedges, but has more pop appeal and best of all, can be genuinely funky.”
— The Missoula Independent, Missoula, Mt.
“If I had your music implanted in my brain I think I would be so much happier, thinner, peaceful, richer, etc....it moves my blood.”
— Susan Gibson, Grammy Nominated Songwriter
“Wow, great guitar sounds, amazing breadth and depth of material, so well played and sung! Way to go!”
— Catie Curtis, Compass Records Recording Artist
“The solo acoustic guitar selections are demonstrations of virtuosity like few of us have heard in Jackson Hole.
— Tom Hacker, Jackson Hole News, Jackson Hole, Wy.
“A solid stage presence and a guitar technique that is innovative and downright stunning to witness.
— Don McIvor, Bridgerland Folk Music Society, Logan, Ut.
“Floridis pushes the folk guitar idiom to a level far beyond his contemporaries...always using technique as a tool rather than an end unto itself. A boatload of talent
— John Bruening, Cleveland Free Times, Cleveland, Oh.
“Stellar guitar playing..fine melodic/harmonic sense and groovy rhythmic feel..songs that are thoughtful and evocative and a voice that’s soulful and strong.”
— Rich Middleton, Victory Review, Seattle, Wa.