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"Chicago's newest musical offspring - hip young jazz group the Fatum Brothers' Jazz Orchestra is bringing big bands back!" - KPBS San Diego
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"It's not hard to find the Fatum Brothers' this summer: they're everywhere." - Chicago Sun Times



"The Fatum Brothers are part of an All-Star Lineup!"
- Downbeat Magazine

"These guys are an amazing story. Really amazing. I have a feeling that you are going to be hearing about the Fatum Brothers' Jazz Orchestra for a long time."
 
- WGN Chicago

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"The entrepreneurial twin brothers are at it again!" - Chicago Tribune
"The Fatum Brothers' Jazz Orchestra performs in a way that inspires curiosity, attentiveness, and participation." - Blue Note Jazz Club



"The Peacetet is a dynamic young New York combo. Sounding anything but pacifist, the young men wear their enthusiasm on their sleeves as they tackle folk tunes, hard bop, gospel and world music." - San Jose Mercury News







"Jazz for the Joy of it! Joyusness is a recurring theme in the Peacetet's language, music, and news coverage. The band's genial spirit enlivens originals, folk material, and versions of Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus compositions."
- South Bend Tribune






On the FBJO: "As far as musical evolutions go, there is nothing small about it!" - Sacramento Bee
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"We have had a lot of great big bands here over the years, and these guys are just as good or better than any of them!"
 - Joe Segal (Owner of Chicago's Jazz Showcase for the past 50 years).
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"You guys are really inspiring to me. You go out and make things happen. When people ask if big bands are viable, I mention your band as an example of how a big band can thrive. Keep it up!" 
 - Bob Mintzer (Grammy Award Winning Saxophonist, Composer, and Band Leader)
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"They bring such energy, enthusiasm, curiosity, and creativity everyday to America's only original art-form. It's a thrill for me to hear that the future of jazz is in great hands, and the evidence of it is here today on this stage." 

- Grammy Nominated Saxophonist Dave Pietro on the FBJO