Dave Juarez


“Scorching intensity from start to finish.". Jazz Times

“Solid stuff that doesn't let you down." Midwest Record

“It’s not often you hear recordings balanced with virtuous ideas in a variety of shapes, colours, tempos and tonality as expressed on Round Red Light". Rob Young

“With nary a false step, Dave Juarez has created a gem of creative music that illustrates his excellent composing skills and the joy of creative interplay." Attention Grabbers

“He truly has an interesting and creative compositional gift in this musical style." Guitar international

“You couldn’t ask for much more; the band sound commited and it’s full of alert, energetic contributions." Selwyn Harris- Jazzwise
“While red lights usually serve as a signal to stop, Round Red Light is a sign that guitarist Dave Juarez is going places, as he fleshes out his own unique compositions with the help of this marvelous ensemble. “ Dan Bilawsky- All About Jazz

“Not a single weak track here: a stealth contender for one of 2011′s best jazz albums." Lucid Culture

“[…]vibrant mix of hard-charging jazz with elegant ballads." The Jazz Writer

“With a fresh tone, a solid compositional skill set and an attention to the details, Juarez has the means to go anywhere he wants." Something Else

“A Barcelona native, guitarist Dave Juarez wins major points on his debut for Positone Records, an LA based independent label with a dazzling roster of young jazz lions, mostly due to his deep commitment to the band concept and a playbook of super strong compositions" Icon Magazine

“A really fruitful listen" Jazz Breakfast

"He doesn’t sound like anybody else to me and it’s obvious to me that he has a great control of the guitar" John Abercrombie