"Master saxophonist, Dagradi creates a seamless full-bodied sound, each song emotional, riveting and joyful. Any way you slice it, Gemini Rising is an irresistible album." - Ken Micaleff (Downbeat)
"Kudos to Dagradi for not only selecting, writing, and arranging for saxophone ensembles a set of interesting and enjoyable tunes on the CD, but also performing the heck out of them on each instrument."
- Frank Bongiorno (Saxophone Today)
"Gemini Rising is a unique entry in Tony Dagradi’s discography...the results are quite simulating and spirited...highly recommended!"
- Scott Yannow (Jazz Inside)
"Always a saxophonist of invention, Dagradi has really become a master of the baritone. Gemini Rising looks back to the past for inspiration and forward to the future for new ways to hear and explore jazz." - Geraldine Wycoff (Offbeat)