New York Times: “They can be the occasions of great performances, as they here.”

New York Times: “Finally the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble gave a hugely exciting performance of Percussion Quartet. . .”

Asbury Park Press: “Lest the name fool you, this ensemble is renowned around the world; New Jersey just happens to be the lucky state that it calls home (in William Paterson University, Wayne).  Led by Peter Jarvis, it consists of professionals and is augmented by students studying at the school under Jarvis and the group founder Raymond DesRoches.”

Downbeat: (A review of the Nonesuch Recording of Percussion Symphony H-71353) “a mastery synthesis of avant garde percussion techniques.”