"...Tom is one of those guys that just fits our band."
"...as a musician, one of the absolute best at what he does - not just in Philadelphia, but anywhere."
"...Tom Hampton’s baritone guitar and lap steel paints the music with broad brush strokes of notes that ache..."
"...he's the guy you call if you need to get it done, and get it done right. On time, in tune, ego-free, done right, and well-tempered. That's Tom Hampton."
"Tom Hampton is, quite possibly the most tasteful player I've ever had the pleasure of working with in the studio. Not only does Tom give you amazing parts to work with, but his instrument and amplifier choices are what real records are made of."
"...great to hear Tom's beautiful pedal steel guitar add such warm and melodic tones to the MTB sound that rose up above the trees...wonderful!"
“quietly great...seems able to play any stringed instrument with ease and expertise."”
"...string virtuoso (genius?) - just phenomenal...as good as i think you are likely to hear anytime soon."
"...plays nearly everything with frets and strings...he makes anything better just being part of it."
"Seriously...I've never played with a better all-around musician in my life."
"Tom Hampton is just about the best friend a song ever had. He's a brilliant player who illuminates a song from the inside - a rare gift."
"man, what a great player - you sure do make a big noise for one guy up there."
"Tom is the Swiss Army Knife of sessioncats."
"...very atmospheric and tasteful - great job! thanks again!
"Tom is my left-hand man with 12 fingers...great gear and attitude - I never want to have to leave home without him."
"You're a fantastic musician, and its been such a blast for me to catch all the magic and spark that you bring to the table."
"A pleasure playing with you. You've got a great sound."
"..I was struck by what seems to be a powerful blend of two voices - my baritone under your lines, a la Rick Roberts...I'm dying to hear more of what it might sound like."