A fluent trumpeter with a bright tone and a forward-looking style...
— Scott Yanow, All Music Guide
Heflin proves to be a firmly grounded musician who combines lyricism and virtuosity.
— Josep Pedro, All About Jazz
Heflin’s trumpet playing is both melodic and technical and seems to rise above the limitations of the instrument.
— David Bohnert, International Trumpet Guild
Heflin’s playing is as strong as his conception of music.
— Bob Karlovits, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Feature article on Jazz Magazine (Italy)

Feature article on Jazz Magazine (Italy)

PODCAST/RADIO

ECLECTIC MIX PODCAST #108

PAUL RAY'S JAZZ, WUOT 2009

THE SWINGER, KOOP, 2009

THE SWINGER, KOOP, 2/24/07

THE SWINGER, KOOP, 8/25/07


 
Heflin plays with a very fluid approach generating lines in a seamless, highly polished manner that is really a joy to experience.
— Gary Mortenson, International Trumpet Guild
Heflin on trumpet is particularly evocative of (Lee) Morgan and to some extent (Freddie) Hubbard in his fluid solos.
— Don Lerman, Cadence Magazine
The young New Yorker proved that one can fully capture the crowd with tasteful and original melodic playing.
— Zach Sutton, The Purple Cabbage (Toronto)
Heflin shows maturity beyond his years.
— Glenn Astarita, jazzreview.com
Feature Article in Geraldton Guardian (Australia)

Feature Article in Geraldton Guardian (Australia)