““(Jay Turner) is versatile, technically strong and plays with originality. Seek him out. He’ll make your records sound better.””
“. “Coupling inventive, affecting arrangements with technical dexterity, bassist Jay A. Turner offers a mind-bending trip on Circling.””
“(Baltimore City Paper: 1995 Best Local Releases)“I am sure that this qualifies for all around swellest local jazz/world/what-have-you recording to tickle the old stirrup and anvil this annum.””
““ Turner is an electric bassist who often sounds as if he`s intent on not sounding like one. (Circling is) interspersed with… colorful ensemble pieces (and three solo performances that further attest to Turner’s lyricism and resourcefulness.” ”
"For once, the best thing on a bass player's solo album is the bass player himself...But its not just Turner's playing that shines - his writing and arranging are equally impressive.''
“ The CD is extremely well-produced and mixed. The level of audio quality is far superior to what you might normally expect on a local indie release.”