“…he consistently demonstrated killer chops and impeccable taste both as an improviser and as a conceptualist, finding thrilling ways to use arrangement, composition, and electronic production to forge something new.”

Peter Margasak, The Chicago Reader

“Matt Bauder emulates an ideal of midcentury jazz modernism, without abandoning an exploratory air.”

-Nate Chinen, The New York Times


“Tenor saxophonist Bauder’s throaty rasp shivers with conviction.”

Paul de Barros Downbeat