|"Kjekstad makes a very attractive impression with thoughtful melodic solos and discreet accompaniment. In team with Wagnberg go to Wes Montgomery/Melvin Rhyne and leads to associations of mr.'s Jimmy Smith/Kenny Burrell."|
Per Huseby, Jazznytt
"Frode kjekstad is a new acquaintance, who has a solid style that is genuine warm in tone and expression that will get through the cold. Besides, he shows definite potential as a composer on occasion with cool and poise; rather impressive"
Tor Hammerø, Puls
"Sandvika Bigband also has its own arsenal of sharpshooting soloists including guitarist Frode Kjekstad..."
Jack Bowers, Cadence