Alex Heitlinger is a thoughtful trombonist and a promising composer whose new album, The Daily Life of Uncle Roger, makes full use of avuncular inspiration. His sextet features some considerable talent...
— Nate Chinen, New York Times
… together they masterfully bring the leader’s tunes to life—pensive, plush and panoramic post-bop, in all their rich, harmonic glory.
— Pete Margasak, Downbeat Magazine
... melodic and sonorous, full of appealing hooks and rich harmonies.
— Darcy James Argue
… demonstrates great promise through his knack for writing catchy melodies... colorful horn arrangements that are broadcasted immediately on the opening Green Light, a buoyant, yet driving piece that demonstrates the group’s highly interactive level... The polyphony from the horns also inspires... Heitlinger’s sensitivity also shines through... Considering the whole, then, this record is sure to please those looking for a mix of mainstream jazz and announces the arrival of a name to watch.
— Jay Collins, One Final Note