The New York Times
"Muncy has built a substantial career around bolstering the saxophone repertoire, and [now] he unleashes the solo fuego with his debut album, Hot ."
Time Out Chicago
"pushed the needle of sonic experimentation into the red and beyond"
The Chicago Tribune
Alex Ross: The Rest Is Noise Blog
"One of this year's most exciting albums"
Time Out New York
"On his dazzling solo debut, Hot, he continues to fight the good fight. [The album] shows off the instrument's malleability and freakish extended range as well as its delicacy and refinement."
The Chicago Reader
"The saxophone was vindicated from its typically-typecast roles"
Q2 Music of WQXR
Chicago-based saxophonist Ryan Muncy is the executive director of Ensemble Dal Niente, a founding member of Anubis Quartet, and has premiered over 100 new works for saxophone. His first album, HOT, was released by New Focus Recordings in October 2013.