DKO CDs


“Fresh, innovative funk by a brilliant, upcoming trombonist and the tune ‘Turbulent Altercation’ – WOW!”
Michael Brecker

“DKO is one of the most polished and exciting bands I have ever heard in this genre. Their enthusiasm is overwhelming and inspirational. Great charts and wonderful performances from everyone in the group!”
Randy Brecker

“It’s quite an operation you have going. Very ambitious! The tunes are clever, well-arranged and certainly well-played by everyone. I am more than impressed by it all!”
Bobby Shew 

“DKO has its own vibe!!! Excellent writing, soloing and ensemble playing. Congratulations Darren! It’s great to hear a band with a fabulous horn section…but of course I’m partial!”
David Garibaldi

“I am blown away by your DKO “Quench!” CD but you’ve really topped yourself with “In The Now”! This is the next Tower of Power, Blood Sweat & Tears, Chicago, and Cold Blood rolled into one. 10 Stars!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Gary Lindsay
Director of Studio/Jazz Writing
University of Miami Frost School of Music

“Very Impressive in every way. I love what you are doing with the electronics!! Keep up the GREAT INNOVATIVE Work!! Good Luck, with your WONDERFUL Direction!”
Justin DiCioccio
Chairman of Jazz Dept
Manhattan School of Music

There’s no question that a lot of time has been put into this project. This is high-class “fusion” at its best with a lot of heart and true human energy…authentic grooves, great solos and ensemble work, and Darren…you sound very good on that impossible instrument!”
Dave Liebman

“Your CD “In The Now” sounds very good indeed. Great playing and writing…interesting textures and sounds. Keep up the good work!”
Bob Mintzer

“Darren’s compositions are the perfect balance of emotion and intellect…they stir deep feelings as they simultaneously challenge your mind…both as a player and as a listener!”
Rick Margitza


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All Music & Lyrics Written, Arranged & Produced by Darren Kramer

DKO The Darren Kramer Organization

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