He's one of the great hopes for modern, electric blues guitar
- Chicago Sun Times

Arthur Neilson is a fine aggressive guitarist
- New York Times

NYC's best-kept blues secret
- Guitar One

Arthur Neilson squeezes out guitar licks so hot, he could be charged with arson
- Christian Science Monitor

Arthur Neilson is a tasteful electric and resonator guitarist
- The Washington Post

Excellent and exciting...fiery slide guitar
- Variety

Arthur Neilson ... fire breathing blues rock guitarist
- Downbeat

Arthur Neilson's guitar playing can be fierce or as gentle and subtle as the wind
- N. Y.Jazz & Blues Society

burns down the fretboard
- Vintage Guitar

the best guitar player working the New York bars is Arthur Neilson
- New York Newsday

Arthur Neilson not only has his blues licks and dynamics down but a clear fiery sound as well
- The Journal News

Arthur Neilson plays with an easygoing swing that is both proficient and natural
- New York Newsday

..Neilson's pyrotechnics often have the drone and tone of Peter Green at his Fleetwood Mac and John Mayall best
- Soundations

In the tradition of great blues guitarists Neilson showed that his guitar had its own voice
- Experience Hendrix

Arthur Neilson is an extremely expressive guitartist
- The Music Paper

Arthur Neilson's anguished guitar solo perfectly matched the deep emotion in her (Shemekia Copeland's) voice
- The Edmonton Journal

sharp piercing guitar solos
- East Coast Rocker

Arthur's solo was a searing display of blues guitar pyrotechnics as he coaxed every last ounce of tortured energy from his vintage Gibson Firebird
- The Aquarian

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