HAPPY 80th BIRTHDAY HOD!
"A masterful bop-based improviser... his lines unfolding with an impressive blend of precision and propulsive swing."
- Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times
"The best bebop pianist this side of Barry Harris." - Len Dobbin, The Montreal Mirror
"A most extraordinary distinguished musician... second generation of bebop pianomen... more elegant expression - his stroke is both stringent and sparkling... he creates intimacy" - Boris Rabinowitsch, Politiken, Copenhagen, Denmark
"Unsung hero of Jazz... master of classic bebop piano" - Scott Yanow, L.A. Scene