Press:

"De Rosa — whose Cuneiform debut, Brain Dance, was released earlier in 2011 and is clearly getting him some attention... his solos demonstrated both lithe dexterity and tangential thinking, finding ways to move out of the box while ultimately finding his way back in." - John Kelman, AllAboutJazz.com

Carlo De Rosa's Cross-Fade - Brain Dance (Cuneiform) Listed as a Recommended New Release by New York@Night Columnist, David Adler, in the March 2011 edition of The New York City Jazz Record.

"A stirring album from a group that must surely be a pretty dynamic prospect in live performance." Ian Mann - TheJazzMann.com

“Mr. De Rosa, a bassist with extensive sideman credentials, showcases his original compositions in this ensemble, which harnesses the strong interpretive abilities of the tenor saxophonist Mark Shim, the pianist Luis Perdomo and the drummer Derrek Phillips." Nate Chinen, The New York Times

"Carlo De Rosa's immense presence on bass." Chicago Tribune

"The aces in bassist's Carlo De Rosa's Quartet are smashing young tenor saxist Mark Shim and busy pianist Luis Perdomo." Time Out New York

"The insane virtuosity of Carlo De Rosa on bass (his solo on 'Buena Gente' is quite mindblowing)" - Cathy Gruenfelder, Jazz Improv NY

"Carlo De Rosa, a propulsive bassist, showcases original material in this ensemble with the soprano saxophonist Sam Newsome, the pianist Art Hirahara and the drummer Justin Brown." Nate Chinen, The New York Times

"De Rosa answers with a truly amazing bass solo." Budd Kopman, All About Jazz

"Ms. Brachfeld and her percussionist co-leader Wilson "Chembo" Corniel feature a killing rhythm team with an amazing bassist named Carlo De Rosa." - Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery, NYC

"The well-traveled bassist Carlo De Rosa showcases original material in this ensemble with the tenor saxophonist Mark Shim, the pianist Luis Perdomo and the drummer Justin Brown." Nate Chinen, The New York Times

"....the extraordinarily gifted bassist Carlo De Rosa" - Budd Kopman, All About Jazz

“Bassist Carlo De Rosa is at the center and is excellent here as he adds propulsion and finesse to this great trio. Mr. De Rosa takes a couple of solos and provides excitement whenever he does." - Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery, NYC

"De Rosa, who has an impressive technique, writes dark, muscular and propulsive music." Budd Kopman, All About Jazz

The Carlo De Rosa Quartet garnered a listing as one of David Adler's Performances Of The Year in the Best of 2006 issue of All About Jazz New York.

Agrazing Maze – At The End Of The Day (Foxhaven) was on David Adler’s list of Albums Of The Year for 2005 in the December, 2005 (No. 44) issue of All About Jazz New York.

"The sharp and well-traveled bassist Carlo De Rosa showcases original material in this ensemble with the tenor saxophonist Mark Shim, the keyboardist Art Hirahara and the drummer Justin Brown." Nate Chinen, The New York Times