"Mike Pachelli is an eclectic, proficient player onstage and in studio, his fluency ranges from blues to rock to jazz and everything between."
Wolf Marshall - Vintage Guitar Magazine
"Mike Pachelli is one of the most versatile jazzers on the 21st century guitar scene."
Robert Silverstein - CD News & Notes
"My friend Mike Pachelli is my guitar teacher and he is a fantastic guitarist!"
"As a good virtuoso, and in addition to his solo rides and his rich rhythmic parts, Mike demonstrates a science of melody, phrasing and 'voicings' that made me think a lot of Eric Johnson."
Frank Depriester - ConcertAndCo.com
"Mike Pachelli is a major jazz guitarist in the tradition of Wes Montgomery."
Bill Wasseizieher - Blues Music Magazine
"Mike is a wonderful musician. An amazing guitarist!"
Jamie Glaser - Guitarist with Jean-Luc Ponty
"Pachelli’s got plenty of technical chops on his guitar, (but) it’s the soul and emotion that he brings to this work that give the album such high marks."
Joe Ross, Roots Music Report
"Pachelli illustrates the versatility of modern jazz guitar."
Dennis Winge - JazzGuitar.com
Pachelli has superb command of both melody and tone!
Jim Hynes - Making A Scene Magazine
"Mike has the gift to paint many pictures with his guitar playing style. He's eclectic as an electric player and crosses comfortably into acoustic styles as well. He plays with passion and energy, always full of surprises for the listener's ears'."
"I enjoy listening to Mike. He sounds good! Really interesting and different sounding guitar tones. His jazzy pieces are VERY cool!"
"Mike Pachelli can play the shit out of a guitar. And he's able to play exactly what he feels while still keepin' it sweet and clean."
STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN
"Mike Pachelli, as a guitar player, is flawless with impeccable taste and clarity. I should know he's in my band."
"I often joke that I don't listen to the Blues because it makes me sad. Meeting Point is so uplifting because of the artistry and joy of performance that it goes beyond the confines of a genre and leaves the listener smiling from ear to ear. "Alone at Night", the closing track, is up there with Gary Moore's "Still Got the Blues" and makes you want to invite someone over!"
Ken Mansfield - Former U.S. MANAGER APPLE RECORDS
"Mike, your playing is incredible, right in the pocket, I'm proud of you ...Keep on Pushing, Straight Ahead. Thanks for the appreciation and where you are coming from."
Billy Cox - Bassist for the Jimi Hendrix Experience
"One of North America's most sought after guitarists!"
DJ Yorkie - AiiRadio UK
"If you're looking for virtuoso playing, then this might be right up your street!"
Stuart A Hamilton - BLUES MATTERS MAGAZINE UK.
"Awe-inspiring chops,top-shelf musicianship and tonal perfectionism define Pachelli."
Philip Booth - TAMPA TRIBUNE
A choppy blues singer-guitarist from Nashville who infuses his sound with gospel-soul and funk-jazz flavors. He's released 16 CDs in his career, and this tour celebrates the latest, Meeting Point, which features the traditional shuffle of "How Come I Always Got the Blues" and the slow burning R&B stride of "My Guitar Will Say It For Me."
Leilani Polk - CREATIVE LOAFING MAGAZINE
"Mike Pachelli ranks up with the worlds top echelon of guitarists."
Darin Scott - TUNE UP MAGAZINE
"Pachelli has a loose, extrovert style with chops to spare and a mature blues feeling."
Leonard Feather - LOS ANGELES TIMES
"Pachelli's driving improvisations are alone worth the price of admission."
David Weiss - LA HERALD EXAMINER
"Flat-out brilliant monster riffage from a guitar virtuoso."
Al Muzer - THE MUSIC PAPER, NYC
"Pachelli is a class act all the way, musically and vocally. It isn't surprising that he's been compared to Allan Holdsworth, Eric Johnson and Jeff Beck. Fabulous fretwork!"
Brynn McKenna - BALLBUSTER MAGAZINE
"Mike Pachelli is Florida's favorite jazz-rock guitarist."
Bob Ross - FRIDAY EXTRA
"Draws heavily from the Stevie Ray Vaughan school of blues rock but incorporates his love for jazz-rock guitarist Allan Holdsworth."
Bill Templeton - JAM MAGAZINE
"A pyrotechnic guitar player, in the vein of Joe Satriani or Steve Vai."
Mark Chester - INK 19 MAGAZINE