“With his "Chapter 2" Kellso emerges as one of today's most fulfilling mainstream trumpeters and cornetists. His poignant, rounded tone...entertains, informs, and keeps our interest whetted for the next installment.”
"Blue Roof Blues: A Love Letter to New Orleans" is an exceptional album. Conceived as a tribute to the city that suffered so much from the devastation of Katrina, it is a triumph that evinces both the pain and joy of the city.
“This post is about the DARK RAPTURE found Sunday nights at the Ear Inn (326 Spring Street, 8-11 PM) when Jon-Erik Kellso and Matt Munisteri (or their friends) co-lead The EarRegulars....Such music makes the darkness shine!”
“LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT, OR JON-ERIK’S PLUNGER MUTE (April 27, 2009) I hadn’t been to the Ear Inn for some time, and was suffering Ear-deprivation, so I was intent on being there....”