" The range of atmospheres and emotions in the poetry of Yaniv Taubenhouse’s music is astounding. Rarely and only once or twice in a lifetime do you get to hear a musician and a pianist who is as sensitive as Taubenhouse to the voice of the heart, the breadth of human emotion and its relationship with the whisper of nature, and its roar as well. " - Jazz da Gama
" Subtly sailing along in a way that elicits an all-over feel-goodism, the title track for Yaniv Taubenhouse’s new CD, “Perpetuation,” glows like a welcomed candle in the dark. Taubenhouse (trained in several instruments but ultimately drawn to piano) has written songs that melt away the anxieties and uncertainties of daily life. " - Debbie Burke Jazz Author
" A marvelous piano trio outing. Taubenhouse has a restless sense of wonder on his own tunes, and a beautiful feel for the standards. And he's got crack trio-mates on board. He seems to know where he's going: where the music takes him." -Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz
" Yaniv Taubenhouse has a wealth of talent which includes many musical assets. His special music is delightful, attractive, thoughtful, pensive, diverse, playful, rhythmical and a pleasure to listen to. Yaniv's music includes great combinations of natural melodies, harmonies and rhythms. The compositions and improvisations have many interesting influences, yet he maintains his own vitality and identity! " - Joanne Brackeen
'' Yaniv is an extremely gifted, creative, dedicated young man who has proven himself to be an excellent pianist skilled in the various styles of jazz from stride piano to "bebop" as well as the more contemporary forms. He is also a superb classical pianist and is one of the few performers who is able to convincingly straddle both worlds of jazz and classical music '' - David Schnitter
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" Yaniv Taubenhouse possesses a rare gift as a musician and pianist; the combination of virtuosity, curiosity along with the courage to use his art as a vehicle to bring his joy and pain to the surface. Taubenhouse has divided his efforts between the studies of classical and jazz repertoire and technique, the results of which are both a finely tuned interpretive talent along with inspired improvisational skills. His compositions have a compelling familiarity that reflects his empathy and charisma " - Robert Ginsburg, NPR Host - Shades of Jazz, KUAF 91.3FM.