"The remarkably even-handed jazz pianist, Terry Waldo, holds forth with utter panache and a delicate yet driving touch. He's played in every venue worth playing in, including Carnegie Hall."
---THEATER WEEK

"Terry Waldo . . . joyfully recreates the music of this legendary New Orleans composer." (Jelly Roll Morton)
---TIME MAGAZINE

"This is as close as we're ever liable to get to a valid live presentation of Morton's Red Hot Pepper's."
---NEW YORK TIMES

"Mr. Waldo's use of dynamics was revelatory, taking the compositions out of the realm of kitsch and Americana and putting them in the realm of music, where they belong."
---NEW YORK TIMES

"This is not just a band. It's a lively variety show with an infectiously joyous spirit."
---NEW YORK TIMES

"A phenomenal performance."
---SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

"Waldo's New York Centennial Ragtime Celebration ranks among the best and most entertaining such presentations in my 25 years of Big Apple festival attendance (JVC festival). The ragtime event featured Terry Waldo as bandleader, pianist and narrator/host. He is brilliant and imaginative as a musician and a droll, witty raconteur."
---SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER

"Pianist Terry Waldo and the Gotham City Band . . . covered a lot of ground and with great fidelity, affection and verve." ---WASHINGTON POST

"Terry Waldo is a pianist and singer with a rich repertory of jazz
and popular material."
---NEW YORK TIMES

"Terry Waldo, a witty charmer who specializes in the twenties style stride piano in the manner of James P. Johnson."
---THE NEW YORKER

"The sound quality is typical of what the original label produced—that is, it’s terrific—Waldo is, as always, his authentic caring self."
---STEREO REVIEW

"Scott Joplin's ragtime, per Terry Waldo's piano playing, is treat enough for any evening."
---THE NEW YORKER

"For a bawdy-house good time, call on Terry or Ruth or Colleen or any of the guys in Waldo's ragtime party (Shake That Thing!) now rollicking at Queens Theater. I can promise, you've never had so much fun at a history lesson. Look for it to resurface in Manhattan sooner than later."
---NEW YORK NEWSDAY

“Waldo, who is fast gaining national attention as the foremost exponent of ragtime now performing, is not only a topflight musician but with his dry wit, stage presence and, yes, charisma, is a fascinating entertainer.
"At the conclusion of Waldo's portion of the program, that somewhat sophisticated audience spontaneously rose as a body, almost choreographed, to accord him one of the most prolonged and enthusiastic standing ovations we have ever witnessed."
---THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH (on Waldo’s appearance with the Columbus Symphony)

“You’ll be wild about ‘Eubie’ and Waldo, too!”
---NEW YORK NEWSDAY

“Terry Waldo, ragtime pianist nonpareil and eminent scholar of the form, is musical director and arranger, at the piano. He acts too.
Mr. Waldo is worth the price of a ticket.”
---NEW YORK TIMES

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