"With his second release, Ablanedo's personalized colloquialisms shine forth in a grand way. "
"Ablanedo triumphantly bridges the gap between classically oriented austerity, Spanish romance and persuasive, jazz-based ruminations." (4 1/2 Stars)
Glenn Astarita-Down Beat Magazine
"The music is majestic. Proud, optimistic and spiritual, a mixture of jazz, modern classical and the most soulful of ethnic Spanish sounds and rhythms."
Tony Hall-Jazz Wise Magazine
"It's also Ablanedo's ability to craft long compositional arcs for his improvisers --- extended forms that transcend the pop song formal conventions of even the most adventuresome jazz. "
Jon Garelick-Boston Phoenix
"The music of a composer who not only incorporates the rhythms of his native country into his music, but also one whose talents imply a high degree of maturity."
By Bill Donaldson-Cadence Magazine
"Their music, however, has no equal in the market, patterning highly urbane musical concepts and compositions, coupled with advanced ensemble work and superior performances from all musicians"
Javier Antonio Quiñones Ortiz-All About Jazz