"He's a great songwriter... He paints pictures with simple words. He's just really good at it."
“The first real songwriter I really saw and really got enthused about.”
“Sure-footed songwriting craft...through and through, he's a big deal.”
“Jack is a guy who doesn’t get enough credit. What a great songwriter he is!” said Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh, who lived near Tempchin in Encinitas...”
“Jack is one of the greats.”
"Jacks body of work is iconic. His contribution as a world class muzoid is undeniable and I remain a lifelong fan."
"The result is a dozen songs — each performed and recorded with impeccable taste — that subtly unfold with repeated listenings. Matters of the heart predominate."
“The end result is a masterful tour de force by a master songwriter and country-rock journeyman.”
“Both (CD & EP) find Tempchin in fine artistic fettle, emboldened by a restless creative spirit and stubborn refusal to rest on his lofty laurels.”
“The threads that weave through Tempchin’s earlier work and his newer material are the quality of his narrative storytelling and the crystalline musical sound of every one of the songs.”
"Room To Run looks to distant horizons and suggests that this distinguished songwriter has plenty more exceptional music yet to come."
“He’s a master songwriter, a crafter of songs that feel tranquil but run layers deep.”
“The greatest songwriter ever to call San Diego home.”
“It’s the full run of the album’s songs with added between-song banter that shows off Tempchin’s dry wit. Live At Tales From The Tavern throws a tight spotlight on Tempchin and his songs and serves as a showcase to his far-reaching talents.”
“Live At Tales From The Tavern is a heartfelt live presentation by Jack Tempchin of some of his notable material. It is a fine way to spend an hour... you have a fine collection of well-crafted songs.”
“Jack is officially the nicest man in show business.”
“The guy may be a good musician, but he is a great songwriter.”