" Samuel Martinelli is one of the most talented musicians to come out of Brazil in recent times. His taste playing drums is impeccable, either playing Brazilian music or American jazz."
Claudio Roditi (Multi Grammy-nominated / Dizzy Gillespie / Paquito D'Rivera / McCoy Tyner
"... a master drummer and an extraordinary musician."
Dennis Mackrel ( Count Basie / Village Vanguard Orchestra / Hank Jones / Queens College Faculty)