New York Times: they are a dream team of forward-leaning hard-bop heavyweight Jazz Masters with a soulful swagger that could shred burlap.
NPR: The Cookers form a summit of swinging road warriors who are simply one of the most burning and hardest-hitting bands on the scene. These guys are all giants... In The Cookers they have combined their incredible collective legacy of composit and experience.
Los Angeles Times: The Cookers have the rich pallet of a big band with an Ornette-inspired jaggedness that drives and cooks like a small one.
JazzTimes: This band smokes! The mighty seven wield instruments like sonic weapons as they stir up a fiery jazz creating a turbulent energy. They were right there when Coltrane was happening and they are still creating groundbreaking jazz....