"Jeff Ellwood is one of my favorite tenor and soprano saxophonists on the planet."
- Alan Pasqua Pianist/Composer/Professor at USC
"Jeff is a distinctive and delightful new voice on the tenor saxophone. He is his own man, and always brings a fresh perspective to any project."
- Bill Cunliffe Pianist/Grammy winning composer/Director of Jazz Studies at CSU Fullerton
" Jeff Ellwood has an original and commanding approach on the tenor saxophone. He is truly a hidden treasure."
- Bob Sheppard worldwide multi-woodwind performer, recording artist, and jazz musician.
"Jeff Ellwood, a friend and musical colleague for many years, is a jazz artist of the first rank. He brings to his personal music the high standards established by the great historical jazz improvisers."
- Gary Foster worldwide multi-woodwind performer, recording artist, and jazz musician.
"A Great sound, awareness of the tradition, unique and adventurous improvisation and serious swing. Jeff Ellwood has it all!! He is a phenomenal player and having him on the bandstand is a joy!"
- Marko Djordjevic Drummer (Sveti), Instructor at The Berklee College of Music
"Jeff always hits with passion and intensity, and he brings these qualities to his teaching as well. He was an inspiring clinician and guest artist for our students and community."
- Joey Sellers Trombonist/Composer/Director of Jazz Studies Saddleback College