"Sophisticated Musical Commentary on Life" -Princeton, NJ, USA, Cafe
"With his unique voice and lyrics, the Ironbound Crooner always
elevates the genre" 2012 Breezin with Bierman Television Program/ Princeton, NJ
FRANCE, Michel Penard, Radio ISA : "...a real musical personality."
ITALY, , Giovanni Pietro Scazzola, RADIOGOLD:
" Every week I transmit at least one (track) and it's really great
Review From MUZIQ For EVERYONE:By Natalie Adis (USA)
This man truly is a folk/acoustic genius. He will amaze you when you hear his
voice along with his muical talents and lyrics. His CD "The Return Of The Rainy
Day Hobo" will have you feel as if your in a calm setting like a small
lounge/local cafe. This music is great and different in many wonderful ways.
Cafe Improv TV30 (Broadcasts from the
Arts Council Of Princeton):
Exquisite ... voicings on his guitar and subtle, sophisticated
vocals make John our keynote act of the evening.
John is a favorite of both our in-house and
television audiences. "
Dai Woosnam Grimsby, ENGLAND: "I have been whisked back to
the late Sixties and early Seventies."
"The outstanding track is Dusty Road. If that does not bring a
tear to your eye nothing ever will. It is a perfect little song. . . Simple
truths and keenly observed details of life in general stream from Padovano's
pen and are performed in a misleadingly easy and natural voice."
Packet Picks: "At The Fringe He's a Jersey original and proud of
it, in his own cool way." - Princeton Packet (Princeton, NJ USA)
"Singer John Padovano gave us a classy and cozy performance last Saturday. We hope the "Ironbound Crooner" will return to the library again!" ~Hawthorne Public Library (Louis Bay 2nd) 2014
"One of the true legends of New Jersey Folk Music...John Padovano!" - Cafe Improv, Princeton TV (2016)