"Waiting To Exhale" was what I found myself doing before I heard the Capital Jazz Orchestra. All of the air left my body when they played their first notes behind me! These gentlemen are the cream of crop." - CARMEN BRADFORD :: Jazz Vocalist
"Take it from me the Capital Jazz Orchestra doesn’t take a back seat to any band in the land! They are simply superb. Do Not Miss This Band!" - BUTCH MILES
"The Capital Jazz Orchestra possesses a phenomenal depth of musicianship, creativity and power. Together, these great performers present a singularly impressive big band jazz sound. The aspect of this organization that is so exciting to me, is the passion and accuracy with which they play every style, be it Basie, Ellington, Goodman or others. Their music is truly inspiring!:"
-JERRY ASCIONE :: Pianist, Composer and Leader
"From their first note, The Capital Jazz Orchestra puts a smile on your face! Their feeling of swing is infectious and under the leadership of Clayton “Skip” Poole the future of big band jazz will continue to live on forever." - BYRON STRIPLING
"With this great band under the musical direction of Skip Poole, my goal is to show people that this music is not a museum piece. It's very much alive, malleable, vibrant, and, most of all, fun!" - KEN PEPLOWSKI
“We heard you guys were great….but WOW!” - THE FOUR FRESHMEN