Media Quotes About the Kenton Alumni Band
"This is one mind-blowing big band"
Jack Bowers, Jazz Improv Magazine
"Vax's group is hotter than a pistol!"
"The heat they generated caused the greatest thaw since the end of the ice age."
"Trumpeter Vax blows up a storm -- make that a typhoon or a tornado."
"The most charismatic band I've seen all year."
"Jazz played with gusto!"
"Vax gives jazz pizzazz ..."
"Trumpeter Vax can handle anything the varied, challenging repertoire demands ..."
"Whether playing for a small discerning group of jazz buffs, or a multitude of thousands, which is quite often the case, Mike Vax will bring them to their feet screaming for another chorus, which he is only too happy to deliver."
Jan Clarke, President Sacto Jazz Records
" ... a feast for jazz lovers!"