“Most certainly one to watch”

Glenn Astarita (All About Jazz)

“A rugged trio”

Nate Chinen (New York Times)

“Definitely Recommended”

Jason Bivins (Cadence Magazine)

“…his ideas give the instrument a sense of poise”

Clifford Allen (Bagatellen)

Press for Myrrha’s Red Book

“One of the best discs of the week and unlike anything I’ve reviewed in recent times.”

Bruce Lee Gallanter (DMG)

Press for Myrrha’s Red Book

“A record bursting with compositional ideas that are matched by equally sophisticated musicianship. Stapp’s imagination is limitless, his influences truly diffuse, and he realizes his vision due to a type of daring that few artists possess. This record is certain to appear on a number of best of 2015 lists.”

Cisco Bradley (Jazz Right Now)

“While lauded in writings since then, the Myrrha’s Red Book suite should have garnered much greater attention.”

Mike Borella (AMN)

“A Composer with undeniable facility”

Antonio Branco (

“Stunning debut…”

Bruce Gallanter
(Downtown Music Gallery)

“Ecstasis marks the debut of a fresh new voice”

Troy Collins (All About Jazz)

“A voice that I recognize as one of the most promising in improvised music”

Eduardo Chagas (

“Brilliant on tuba…”

Gabe Alonso (

“The music is great. The musicians are great. It was an awesome set…”

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