“[Meza’s] sonority is robust: Were he a singer, he’d be a fledgling Wagnerite. I haven’t heard anything like it, though he can scale his sound back to achieve a more familiar kind of beauty…his sense of musical subtext was his true distinction…Meza gave every phrase a personal sense of direction.”

– David Patrick Stearns, The Philadelphia Inquirer

“…another super talent: clarinetist Benito Meza.” – The Philadelphia Inquirer

“A daring force of nature.” – The New York Times

“A performer on a league of his own.” – The Los Angeles Times