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-The Jascha Heifetz of the trombone. Le monde de la musique (Paris)

-Masterful interpretation of the two alto trombone concerto…extraordinary lyrical sense. NRZ Essen (Germany)

-Trudel is as comfortable with a trombone as Gretzky is with a hockey stick…Trudel is a virtuoso who is also a musician who is also a keen thinker and a great entertainer. The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

-Some of the finest, most elegant alto trombone playing you will ever hear. American Record Guide (USA)

-I have never heard such a multitude of variations of tone and sound colouring. Dresden leitzung (Germany)

-Trombonist Alain Trudel plays exuberantly in “Watt,” a dazzling showpiece with a splendidly sung interlude at its heart. New York Times

-Never again can the trombone be regarded as a minor instrument! Le monde de la musique (Paris)

-It’s easy to see why Trudel is considered one of Canada’s greatest natural resources. International Trombone Journal (USA)

-Trudel has attained that rare level of craft which enables him to overcome problems of speed, Rhythm, interval and dynamic shading… Trudel surpassed himself. La Presse (Montréal)

-Trudel executed an array of virtuoso effets with high spirits and no show of effort. The Gazette (Montréal)

-Trudel’s vibrant and dramatic account is extraordinary. American Record Guide (USA)

-Formidable technical skills, brilliant ideas…an extraordinary find for Canadian jazz. Toronto Star

-What always strikes about Trudel is his relaxed style and the phenomenal ease of his playing. The sun

-he displays a copious and complete command of his instrument. allaboutjazz (USA)