“…a certified treasure.” — Jazziz Magazine

“Damien shines … like the sun glistening over Sugarloaf Mountain.” — Chuy Verela, East Bay Express

“What a delightful surprise … he’s a remarkably versatile player.” — Philip Ellwood, San Francisco Chronicle

“Man, I can’t praise your CDs enough. They are VERY cool and hip. Your playing is superb. You must have some interesting stories to tell about the making of these albums. I hope I can hear them sometime.” — Charlie Musselwhite

“A rare talent” — Songwriter’s Monthly