"Arising star on the West Coast jazz and improvised music scene, the Sacramento-based Hammond released one of the most invigorating jazz guitar albums on 2013 in Cathedrals…"
-Chris Barton, LA Times (1/2014)
"Sacramento, California based guitarist Ross Hammond plays up a storm in the excellent company of drummer Alex Cline, bassist Steuart Liebig and saxophonist/flautist Vinny Golia on this adventurous and at times heady disc..."
-Barry Cleveland, Guitar Player Magazine (9/2013)
“Ross Hammond is no doubt the best unknown electric guitarist I've heard in many years and this disc is proof of his ambitious abilities...”
-Bruce Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery Newsletter (2/2012) NYC
"Ross Hammond is the image of the intense artist - but when he puts a pick to his guitar strings, the image rises to full-fledged life. Hammond’s latest disc sheds some light on the inspiration and complexity behind his pensive approach...."
-New York City Jazz Record, http://nycjazzrecord.com/
"The Ross Hammond Quartet makes music that’s neither fully jazz nor fully rock, but in some nether land in between the two. That, along with Hammond’s rough-toned guitar makes it a little reminiscent of pre-Miles John Scofield, and whatever edginess Sco had back then, Ross Hammond has that now…"
-S. Victor Aaron, Something Else Reviews
"Ross Hammond-The best kept secret in Sacramento...or perhaps the entire West Coast!"
-Brent Black, CriticalJazz.com
"...like a guitar-based "Ascension."
-Glenn Hall, Exclaim! (review of Adored, 4/2012)
"Ross Hammond can express himself with a guitar better than most people can with the English language."
-Sacramento News and Review (2010)