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“Saul Berson’s alto solo is pure blues” - CODA MAGAZINE
“Fine stuff!  What a treat, what a nice disc!  I love this disc; I am going to put it in my big bin for my end of the year ‘Hit List’ roundup…the music just makes me smile…Well done, may it sell millions!” - Jurgen Gothe, CBC RADIO DISC DRIVE
“Berson balances the delicacy of his tone with the full-bodied and culturally infused sound of the accordion to bring forth in music many of his influences” - CADENCE MAGAZINE
“Berson’s eclecticism has helped to make him one of the busiest musicians around town.” - Tony Montague, THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT
“Saul Berson has a perfect, burnished saxophone tone that carves new paths through territory we had thought fully mapped." - Alexander Varty, THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT
“Berson has command of the tricky melodic and rhythmic terrain of standard Bop idiom” - Mike Chamberlain, PLANET JAZZ

Press Reviews

Downbeat Review - Fall 2011

Saul Berson's Alto sax jazz solos are, at moments, very lyrical reminiscent of my all time favourite Paul Desmond, and at other times very strident…

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Frank Rubolino One Final Note, Jazz and Improvised Music Website

Tony Wilson's guitar playing has quite melodic and complemented Berson perfectly. Berson's creative juices kept flowing, and the band grooved on …

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Intricacy CD Review -    The Vancouver Sun

Some of the seven original compositions on this nine-track recording by Vancouver's Saul Berson Quartet live up to the CD's title. Band members …

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Intricacy CD Review - The Province Newspaper November 13, 2007

Berson's gorgeous "Fragile Reality" and others that all bridge the difficult terrain between swinging and going outside.  The sound quality is…

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Intricacy CD Review - AFM Upbeat Journal Spring 2008

Along with accordionist /pianist Kim Darwin guitarist Tony Wilson and bassist Paul Blaney, Saul comes up with a unique sounding group performing …

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Saul Berson: Not Here, Not Now - Cadence Review

Berson's mother is from india and he himself spend a number of years living in the Middle East, and so his interests extend beyond convensional …

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Saul Berson Quartet, Intricacy - www.ejazznews.com

Though unconventional in style, the music is still quite good. With the exception of Duke Ellington’s “KoKo,” pianist Kim Darwin’s “Middle Class …

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