Reviews

“Mads Tolling & The Mads Men -  Concert Preview
San Jose Mercury, August 19, 2015
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“Mads Tolling & The Mads Men -  Concert Preview
The Independent, August 13, 2015
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“Mads Tolling & The Mads Men -  Concert Preview
Contra Costa Times, March 31, 2015
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“Mads Tolling w. San Francisco Choral Artists -  Concert Review
SF Classical Voice, June 16, 2015
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“Mads Tolling’s Violin Concerto, “Begejstring” -  Preview Interview
East Bay Express, February 18, 2015
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“Mads Tolling’s Violin Concerto, “Begejstring” -  Preview Interview
Classical Voice, February 19, 2015
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“Mads Tolling’s Violin Concerto, “Begejstring” -  Concert Review
San Jose Mercury News, February 21, 2015
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“W. International String Trio -  Concert Preview
AXS Entertainment, Oct 15, 2014
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“Songs & Strings with Wesla Whitfield -  Concert Preview
Napa Valley Patch, July 23, 2014
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“Celebrating Jean-Luc Ponty – Live at Yoshi’s -  Concert Review
AXS Entertainment, January 14, 2013
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“Celebrating Jean-Luc Ponty – Live at Yoshi’s -  CD Review
All About Jazz, September 9, 2012
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“Celebrating Jean-Luc Ponty – Live at Yoshi’s -  CD Review
JazzTimes, October 18, 2012
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“Celebrating Jean-Luc Ponty – Live at Yoshi’s -  Concert Review
San Francisco Chronicle, January 7, 2011
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“The Playmaker –  Review
San Francisco Chronicle, November 15, 2009
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“The Playmaker –  Review
Washington Post, January 23, 2010
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“The Playmaker – **** Review
Downbeat Magazine, March, 2010
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“The Playmaker –  Review
All About Jazz, October 24, 2009
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“The Playmaker –  Review
Jazztimes, December, 2009
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“The Playmaker –  Review – and profile shot
Jazziz, Spring, 2010
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“The Playmaker -  ***Review
Jazzwise (British), December, 2009
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“Featured Artist: Mads Tolling
Jazzreview.com, October 19, 2009
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“The Playmaker –  Review
The Toledo Blade, October 11, 2009
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“Mads Tolling Quartet fires up Oakland venue Yoshi’s with Furious Sound”
The Daily Californian, Feb 12, 2009
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“Spin of the Week”
Strings Magazine, Oct 16, 2008
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“Hard work got Mads Tolling to Turtle Island”
San Francisco Chronicle, Feb 5, 2009
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“Tolling harbors a love for the discipline and group centrism athletes hold in common with musicians.”
FAME Review, October 26, 2009
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“Tolling lets fly with atour de force.”
Midwest Record, September 14, 2009
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“It’s a Mads World; Violinist Mads Tolling plays the Sanchez”
Pacifica Tribune, April 4, 2009
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“Mads Tolling: Violin came first; then he applied it to jazz”
Las Vegas Sun, March 6, 2009
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“(Danish): En Udenlandsdansker”
JazzSpecial, December, 2009
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“(Danish): Dansk Strengeleg i USA – *****”
Berlingske Tidende, January 20, 2010
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“(Danish): The Playmaker – Review ****”
Gaffa, January 5, 2010
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“(German): Mads Tolling – The Playmaker – Review”
Jazz Podium, March 15, 2010
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“(German): Mads Tolling – The Playmaker – Ad”
Inakustik, March 15, 2010
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“Turtle Island Quartet tackles Coltrane’s Legacy”
LA Times, May 19, 2007
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“The Toys of Men”
All About Jazz, Oct 23, 2007
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“Scintillating Strings”
The West Australian, Feb 25, 2005
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“Mads Tolling Trio”
San Francisco Bay Guardian, March 12, 2008
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“Turtle Island’s Virtuosity Shines in Classical Fusion”
Birmingham News, Nov 20, 2005
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Links to Reviews

Read Yamaha’s Signature Sound article on Yamaha Endorsee Mads Tolling’s Grammy win and what the future holds.
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Download Mads’ Podcast from the ASTA Convention in Detroit, 2007. He sits down with Yamaha’s product specialist, Heather Mansell to talk about the past and future. Scroll down and Mads Tolling’s podcast will appear.
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Read Mads’ contribution to Strings Magazine, “A Letter from Denmark”. Mads talks about how Denmark is really a jazz country and his big influence from Danish jazz fiddle legend, Svend Asmussen.
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The Boston Globe acknowledges Berklee College of Music Alumni Mads Tolling’s Grammy win.
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One of the big Newspapers in Denmark, Politiken, wrote this article following Mads Tolling’s Grammywin (This is in Danish!).
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Check out Mads’ interview on Danes Abroad. (This is in Danish!)
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Mads got a new string orchestra
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