"Adler is an amazing instrumentalist who has seemingly mastered all aspects of percussion... his bubbling, percolating rhythms carry the music forward in the most graceful possible ways." Dave Wayne- Jazz Review.com.
"Percussion colorist and intrepid musican" Raul d'Gama Rose- All About Jazz.
“One of the most prominent jazz drummers in the US.” ~Eseban Rey, Newsweek Argentina, June 2010.
"Adler's percussion is sure-footed and, when called upon, majestic." David Dupont- Cadence Magazine.
"Adler's command of the drums is stunning.” Mark E. Gallo- Jazz Review.com.
"Brian swings hard and plays at an extremely high conceptual level." Cecil McBee- Jazz Bassist, Member of bands led by Miles Davis, Elvin Jones, David Liebman.
"He listens and plays with sensitivity and imagination." Allan Chase- Saxophonist, Educator.
"Brian Adler's odd drum sequences and patterns challenge the common belief of how a musician should sound in a jazz ensemble." Luis Oliveira- Ventrilocution Magazine.
"Through the Helium Music Project, Brian Adler has turned the world into his playground… the emotions real and the results rewarding." ~ Richard Kamins, All About Jazz.
"One of the most stunning releases of the new year is the Prana Trio's The Singing Image of Fire (Circavision)." Boston Phoenix.
"Led by drummer Brian Adler, Prana Trio's music seems inspired by the atmospheric chamber jazz of the old ECM label—a rippling symphony of orchestral percussion..." David Luhrssen- Express Milwaukee.
"This collection of deeply meditative music strikes interior chords, where the heart and the mind's inner ear intersect, bringing the whole body alive." Raul d'Gama Rose- All About Jazz.
"Prana Trio is genuinely original... talented, relevant, etc... For those who can use the whole of their senses to experience music..." Jamie Rattner- Performer Magazine.
"Brian Adler: A World of Percussion" All About Jazz [10/11]
"Prana Trio- The Silence In Between" Ventrilocution Magazine [10/05]
"Listen to the Drums, How They Complain of Separation" Musique Machine Magazine [2005-04-10]
© 2013 Circavision Productions & Brian Adler. All rights reserved. Photo by Dan Rous.