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django à la créole: press quotes
"Is there a more graceful band at work at the moment?"   THE SUNDAY TIMES UK

"The epithet "flawless technique" does not even begin to describe Evan Christopher's manner of playing"   ALL ABOUT JAZZ (USA)

"One of the world's finest jazz clarinettists"   JOHN MUNCH (FINANCIAL TIMES)

"remarkably cohesive and constant swing"   JAZZMAN FRANCE

"Dave Kelbie tient impeccablement le tempo, à tous les temps : de zéro à deux cent vingt"   THE JAZZMANN UK

"the astonishing clarinet of Evan Christopher, is a triumph, joining the present seamlessly to a glorious past"   THE OBSERVER

"talented and charismatic"   TIMEOUT

"in the history of jazz, he will be amidst the greatest of all times"   JAZZ CLASSIQUE FRANCE

"Enchanting"   THE SUNDAY OBSERVER UK

"timeless stuff"   THE SUNDAY TIMES UK

"Christopher's rush of ideas and ardent lyricism brought fresh urgency"   HOWARD REICH, CHICAGO TRIBUNE

"In his own deeply personal appreciation of these forebears, he is indeed demonstrating that this New Orleans tradition is still very much alive"   NAT HENTOFF, JAZZTIMES MAGAZINE

"Evan Christopher is earthy and passionate, but also elegant and urbane"   PAUL DE BARROS, DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE

"Evan illustrates the versatility, adaptability, and flexibility that has always been a hallmark of the Creole approach to the clarinet, while also rendering a personal style that is uniformly ardent, tender, and joyous"   BRUCE BOYD RAEBURN - CURATOR OF THE HOGAN JAZZ ARCHIVES, NEW ORLEANS

"[Evan] is, in my estimation, not only the greatest jazz clarinetist alive, but one of the greatest of all time"   AHMET ERTEGUN, FOUNDING CHAIRMAN OF ATLANTIC RECORDS

"He makes close-encounter music"   NEW YORK TIMES

"A forthright sound and a hungry energy"   NEW YORK TIMES

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