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“A masterpiece!” – Chris Phillips, Head Of Music, Jazz FM (UK)

“So young and so talented!” – Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio 2 (UK)

“23-year-old Londoner Rob Luft has delivered the most fully-realized and rewarding debut album from a guitarist-composer since Julian Lage’s 2009 outing, Sounding Point…he has concocted a remarkably original statement that highlights his prodigious chops and his singular gifts as a composer-arranger and sonic provocateur.” –  Downbeat (USA) – Read Full Review

“Guitar virtuoso makes enticingly vivacious debut.” – The Guardian (UK) – Read Full Review

“The virtuosity of the three…guitarists Al di Meola, John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucia…is reminiscent of the 23-year-old Londoner Rob Luft, who is celebrated as a new ‘Wunderkind’.” – Spiegel Online (DE)

“…an extraordinary talent! …a burgeoning UK talent turning heads and ears throughout the nation.” – Julian Joseph, BBC Radio 3 (UK)

“Luft is shown on “Riser” as a mature composer and soloist beyond the higher-farther-quicker clichés…This sonic youth in the Sonic-Youth T-Shirt demonstrates the wide range of his inspirations. Hopefully there will be some more.” – Rondo Magazine (DE)

“Riser is a remarkable debut, reflecting high art, compositional originality and the creativity of growing young talent!” – SK Jazz (Slovakia)

“This is an impressive debut album by Rob Luft and reaffirms his place in our jazz music wonderland.” – Sandy Brown Website (UK)

“Riser is a young man’s album, fizzing with vitality and stuffed full of quirky and original musical ideas.” – London Jazz News (UK)

“…a beautiful and striking album with incredible melodies.” – The Jazz Podcast (UK)

“…original music oozing vivacious, sun-kissed creativity.” – AP Reviews (UK)