"I am privileged to be on the receiving end of the joyful and soulful sounds that this man produces with his hands. . . ." Rita Moreno, '05.
"Pianist Russ Kassoff . . . precision and enthusiasm that is riveting." Stephen Holden, The New York Times, 5/21/04.
"Russ Kassoff's playing is sensational. I grew up hearing Art Tatum’s harmonics, and Russ's harmonics are at the highest level . . . with beautiful melodic solos, and over the years a deepening
sense of swing. Believe me; I know when I'm hearing something exceptional." Judd Woldin, Tony Award winning composer of Raisin.