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"Harrison's compositions provide great platforms for
the soloists...This is a promising effort, with bright swinging
arrangements, a good array of tunes and plenty of ensemble power."
- Will Smith, DOWN BEAT
"Brilliant arrangements like these remind us why we
love big bands."
- Ed Trefzger, JAZZWEEK
"If you like well-crafted Big Band music, that swings,
featuring great vocalists and world class soloists, you must discover
this new, young composer and arranger. He has put together a swinging,
dynamic group of performances that will lead listeners back for a
desire for more!"
- Rick Holland
"Charley Harrison is one of the finest young composers
on the scene today. The compositions and arrangements that he has
contributed to the CJO have helped to give the orchestra its special
identity. 'Keeping My Composure' sparkles with the wonderful
creativity of Charley Harrison's music, and it is a CD that
exemplifies that special relationship between Charley and the Chicago
-Jeff Lindberg, Artistic Director. Chicago Jazz Orchestra