“However, it’s Gailloreto’s rare jazz-classical crossover project, the Jazz String Quintet, that sets him apart as one of the most unique composer-performers putting pen to staff paper today. ”
““No composer has shaped the structures and layered the phrases of the string quartet to so successfully accommodate full-tilt improvisation,” ”
"......detail and innovation of Gailloreto's writing evoked the sense of a chamber orchestra. Many jazz musicians have written arrangements for strings, but Gailloreto's stood out, in part because of the sheer amount of musical information he packed into each piece."
“ “Serenely beautiful performance by Chicago singer Kurt Elling and saxophonist Jim Gailloreto's Jazz String Quintet…..the intricacy, detail and innovation of Gailloreto's writing evoked the sense of a chamber orchestra.””