". . . if Wynton Marsalis says you’re good at the trumpet, then that’s a big deal."
– The New York Times
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Trumpeter Kali Rodriguez-Peña’s group is deeply rooted in the rhythmic-charged tradition of habanera, guaracha, danzon, rumba and mambo. A thoughtful composer-arranger, potent soloist with a bold, bright tone and savvy bandleader, Rodriguez-Pena’s group grabs listeners with infectious grooves as it provokes with heady harmonies and thrilling improvisations".
– Exit Zero Jazz Festival