"One of New York’s best kept secrets is finally “getting out”. Hooray!"
“I am knocked out by Dom's creative and original guitar playing".
“A true Jazz original ”
“Minasi stuns...he coaxes dark emotive chords like a dusky snake charmer
a cobra from awoven basket...”
Derek Taylor All Music Guide to Jazz
“In the manner of Eric Dolphy...Minasi works over the harmonic and rhythmic
material of each song in an extraordinary manner, managing to go places
few lesser guitarists would venture.” Cadence Magazine
” A six string Cecil Taylor” David Adler All About Jazz New York
“Dom Minasi has expanded his horizons and forged a path that takes him just
the beaten path”. Steven Loewy All Music Guide
“The ever versatile Minasi seems possessed by spirits while feverishly
and strumming a cavalcade of chord progressions...”
Glenn Astarita All Music Guide to Jazz
“He works his frets like a man possessed...peeling off tangled lines in steady
metallic cascades... This date suggests that his place as a major player may
finally arrived.” Derek Taylor All Music Guide to Jazz
“Minasi is finally making his mark and receiving the recognition he deserves.”
Jon Wagner All About Jazz New York
“A fearless innovator” ASCAP
“…grabs the listener and won’t let go” Jim Santella All About Jazz
“Dom Minasi, … provides proof that there’s more out there.”
Phil Freeman Jazziz
“Midway between abstract experimentation and standards recreation, Minasi
using his plectrum like a shovel to carve out his own niche.”
Ken Waxman Jazz Weekly
“As different a guitarist as you will ever hear”
Laurence Donohue-Greene All About Jazz New York
“Dom Minasi is finding creative ways to play both ‘inside’ and ‘outside,’ often
within the same arrangement” Marshall Bowden Jazzitude
“ Dom Minasi continues to make provocative music, more so today than
yesterday.” Michael C. Bailey All About Jazz
“Minasi proves that he can create a sense of urgency while still pushing
concepts forward”. Jay Collins One Final Note
“You've likely never heard anyone play guitar like this…”
" To describe him (Dom Minasi) adequately, one would need a new
vocabulary...(just as) he is creating a new vocabulary on the guitar".
Ron Sweetman Coda Magazine
“…worthy of mention in the same breath with Jim Hall and Pat Martino”
“One of the most inventive guitarists in modern jazz.” Dick Crockett “The
88.7fm Sacramento, Ca.
(Writing about VR)” No one, however, is playing more marvelously than
whose percussive, masterly attack is both technically frightening and utterly
focused on serving the music.” Paul Olsen - All About Jazz
“…as adventurous and exciting as John Coltrane” Brian Holland-
“…contemporary jazz playing that demands and deserves attention”.
Bruce Crowthers Jazz & Other Obsessions
“his guitar playing is “off da hook”. Lyle Robinson Jazz Guitar Life.