The Star Ledger
"With Elise's flute sound and the way Curtis (Lundy) works from the bass bottom, I let them surround me with the sound"
- John Hicks, Zan Stewart

The Washington Post
"'Best revealed with Hicks' well-known ballad, "Naima's Love Song" which fully integrates the sound of the trio, flute and string section creating a lovely weave of colors and texture and heartfelt emotion.
- Mike Joyce

The Washington Post
"Hicks eloquently collaborating with flutist Elise Wood, who was largely responsible for a haunting alto flute reprise of Hoagy Carmichael's "Skylark"

Amsterdam News
"Wood overwhelmed the audience with her rendition of Billy Strayhorn's Star-Crossed Lovers and (Bobby) Watson's extraordinary tendering of the classic " Soul Eyes" provided one of the great performance highlights of the festival".
- Clarence Atkins