2019, The El Instruo 11th Annual International Critics Poll, Jason Kao Hwang, Violinist of the Year See page
Hwang accompanied her (poet Patricia Spears Jones) with empathic music, sometimes angular, sometimes beautiful. - Martin Schray, The Free Jazz Blog Read full review
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- John Sharpe, The New York City Jazz Record, August, 2013 Read Full Review
Things picked up again with the cheerfully postmodern “If We Live in Forgetfulness, We Die in a Dream,” a recent work by Jason Hwang. Its connection with Buddhism was maybe more theoretical than musical, but it was a warm, human, richly melodic work with all the finely tuned eclecticism we’ve come to expect from Hwang (who brought his extraordinary “Burning Bridge” suite to the Freer two years ago).
Stephen Brookes, The Washington Post, November 9, 2012 Read Full Review
The Strad, August, 2011 Read Full Review
In a class of its own, with a sound like no other group in the festival, was the Fifty Violins in dedication to the much lamented Leroy Jenkins, led and conducted by Billy Bang and coordinated by Jason Kao Hwang.
- Marc Medwin, All About Jazz, August 12, 2007 Read Full Review