“No doubt about it, Schwendener is a supreme melody maker.” —Glenn Astarita,

“The emotional content of the music is rich.” —Anthony Tommasini, Boston Globe

“Schwendener’s music… veers oddly…in and out of my life as sort of an active soundtrack.” —Nils Jacobson, AllAboutJazz

“The themes are simple and unforgettable… paints a portrait of an artist who sees music as a form without boundaries, a medium of boundless possibilities, and infinite potential.” —John Kelman, AllAboutJazz