Home of Award Winning Guitarist Dan Papaila


“Papaila’s bluesy blowing is convincing. In his book, swing, phrasing, round tone, and ensemble interaction apparently come before technical displays. As one bit of jazz wisdom goes;  you spend years learning all you can and devote the rest of the time deciding what to leave out!  Papaila has done just that.”  Jim Ferguson – JazzTimes

“A highly talented and woefully undersung player” – GuitarPlayer Magazine

“Papaila has definitely done his homework.., paid his dues”  – Cadence

“Compares favorably to Montgomery and early Benson”  – San Diego Reader

“The same graceful propulsion that marked Montgomery’s playing”              – Denver Post

“I’d say an interesting guitarist has appeared!”  – Jazz Life

“Papaila provided the most honestly soulful and creative guitar sounds at the Winter Park festival” – Rocky Mountain News

” One of the finest jazz musicians to come out of San Diego in recent history” – Sacramento News & Review

“Evocative of the late Wes Montgomery”  – Leonard Feather