David Hughes is an exciting young bass player that is capable of playing any musical style from funky jazz to symphonic classical. In addition to being a perfect sideman, he is also an accomplished leader and soloist.
- David Benoit
..jazz fusion has seldom ever been more expressive, more engaging and personable...David Hughes album is one to be excited about.
"It is not uncommon for a bassist to double on upright or electric, but to play both as well as he does is a rare thing"
- Zack Albetta / Working Drummer Podcast
"Hughes music hit me like the instant energy of a Red Bull"
- Jazziz Magazine
"Although Hughes virtuosic ability as a bass player is completely apparent throughout this recording, it never obscures the emotionally evocative experience
- International Institute of Bassists
However, the Crusaders standard Always Therewas the set's standout, with six-string electric bassist David Hughes bringing guitar sensibilities into the chords as he went beyond providing mere foundation.
- Philadelphia Inquirer
He is selfless...he makes the people around him sound better. He is willing to just let the groove happen and not feel like he has to interject himself every five seconds...he is well versed in every style of music.
- Jamey Tate / LA session drummer