".....An impressive display of De Stefano's harmonic invention and thorough skill as a guitarist...."

" De Stefano's rich harmonic sense is evident throughout as he builds layers of possibility into each tune"
Planet jazz (Summer 2002)

".....he's got an appealing way with harmonies....."
Cadence (April 2002)

"......offers a confident, relaxed melodic approach to standards....."
".......straight-ahead, firm intellectual approach to every tune........"

"Canada is slowly gaining her much-deserved credit for a number of new standout jazz guitarists, and Reno De Stefano should be counted among them.

Here is a credit to academia- a performance professor with a "Spirit" for performing."
Just Jazz Guitar (February 2002)

«Un contrebassiste, un guitariste éprouvant un plaisir manifeste à jouer.....Une atmosphère réjouissante, pacifiée.....que deux musiciens jouant avec honnêteté.»
Gilles Archambault (Québec Audio-Vidéo)

"........un musicien attachant qui manie la guitare avec beaucoup d'émotion............. musicien touchant "
Jazz Chroniques & Coups de Coeur (2007)

".............an absolutely wonderful CD, .............Talk about someone who walks the talk.........all of his original works have a delicate, poetic sound that makes great use of full chords in the spirit of Wes and Joe Pass..........." JazzWax.com (2007)

"……..What stays is the language and the sound: with a barely electrified Gibson L5 in hand, De Stefano plays warm, ringing lines……… the music is fluid, articulate and a pleasure to listen to."
La Scena (2009)

“Well-known in the Montreal jazz scene……..De Stefano likes to work with his musicians and shares his ten compositions with intelligence, sensitivity and lenghty well-structured solos. A great gift and an inspiration for aspiring guitarists."

« Figure bien connue du jazz montréalais ……..De Stefano partage ses compositions; dix en tout avec intelligence, sensibilité et longues improvisations bien structurées. Un joli cadeau qui pourra donner un sérieux coup de pouce aux aspirants guitaristes.»
Sortiesjazznights.com (2009)

«………..homme de jazz dans tous les sens du terme, le guitariste Reno De Stefano est surtout un homme de scène. Présent sur tous les fronts, il cultive un jazz de bon aloi, marqué par l’improvisation et la finesse rythmique, ………..les amateurs de guitare en auront plus qu’il le demande………..L’intelligence d’un jazz efficace. »
Sortiesjazznights.com (2011)