“A top-notch jazz and fusion guitarist, Noshir Mody composes picturesque originals that are impossible to classify as anything but high-quality modern jazz…"
Scott Yanow, Author of 11 books including The Great Jazz Guitarists, The Jazz Singers, Jazz On Film and Jazz On Record 1917-76
“On the rhythmically and harmonically diverse, improvisation-rich, spiritual minded A Burgeoning Consciousness, he whirlwinds together the best of all styles as the leader of a powerhouse sextet."
Jonathan Widran, JWVibe
“When playing this I often find myself closing my eyes and just getting into the feel, the rhythm and soul of the album, as it truly is a beautiful piece of work.”
Kev Rowland, FRaME Music
“…This is surely the direction jazz is headed for in the 21st Century & beyond… waves of passion will invade your thoughts and bring you the peace that only jazz can bring…"
Dick Metcalf, Improvijazzation Nation Magazine
“…this group gets to stretch out both individually and collectively in spirited and spiritual fashion."
Scott Albin, JazzTimes
“Self-taught Bombay guitarist Noshir Mody has assembled a magnificent array of musicians to record a deeply personal, sonically rich and beautifully produced album…"
Phil Jackson, Acid Dragon Magazine
“The guitarist puts together a tight, unfussy melody, and rolls it out like it had a bank of spotlights covering its movement.”
Dave Sumner, Jazz Recommendations - 2018
"Your mind will flicker back and forth between the sum and its parts, and then you'll relax and hear the whole sound wash over you complete, especially as each of these epic tunes reach a thrilling climax."
Marc Phillips, The Vinyl Anachronist
“…High art, as far as I’m concerned, one of the year’s stand-out cuts so far, within a CD that doesn’t brazenly demand re-listening but instead seduces. You’ll be tossing it into the player again and again without even realizing it."
Mark S. Tucker, Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange
“He finds the sweet spot where real muso ears will appreciate his guitar excursions. A tasty outing throughout, it certainly sates the need for something out of the ordinary but not too way out.”
Chris Spector, Midwest Record