"What gives the American pianist another edge over the others is his soulfulness. This is a musician who wants to do more than make you admire his virtuosity" -The Times
"Kauflin's execution, his ability to ripple waves of notes flawlessly and evoke colorful meadows of sound is unequivocably superb"
"Kauflin's strength is a concern for touch & dynamics...He can take a simple motif like the Beatles' "A Day in the Life" and make a swinging concerto out of it" -Los Angeles Times
"Kauflin favors a clarity of touch and ideas...His writing is also balanced, tempering post-bop tendencies with the assurances of the gospel church" -The New York Times
"Simply beautiful Cat...
You can feel it in every note he plays" -Quincy Jones
"He's a monster on the piano!
And, one of the greatest people I know" -Clark Terry
"His playing impressed me,
and everyone I knew, tremendously!" -Oscar Peterson
"There's such beauty in his playing.
His spirit and spirituality shine through" -Mulgrew Miller