”The Marshall Ford Swing Band harnesses the energy of the group’s live shows on its debut release, IT’S ABOUT DAM TIME. From toe-tapping Western swing to bebop jazz, the album shows the band’s ability to play several styles of music and play them well.
Check out the sultry vocals of pianist-singer Emily Ann Gimble — granddaughter of legendary fiddler Johnny Gimble — on “You’re Why” and the frantic guitar work on the instrumental “Section 8.” This is the rare album that doesn’t have a track you skip every time you listen.” - Austin Monthly
“There’s something about hearing musicians in their 20s perform swing tunes more than twice their age and really nailing it. The affection the Marshall Ford Swing Band has for the music comes through both in its originals and the covers, which makes listening to [IT’S ABOUT DAM TIME] a joy.” - The Austin Chronicle
“... the moving between an old jazz feel and a traditional country feel gives [the band] an album that is full of unique twists and turns. Balancing the vocal leads between male and female captures your attention throughout the album ... but the incredible musicianship [band members] possess is the truly impressive part of this album. ...” - Today’s Country magazine