"'Ebb and Flow' is a passion project built upon decades of musical exploration and fascination."
– The Journal News (White Plains, NY)
“Joe’s rockin’ version of ‘Images of Heaven’ immediately caught my ear.”
– Chris Herrmann, Program Director/On-Air Personality, 107.1 The Peak (White Plains, NY)
“Though they were the opening act for Gin Blossom, Joe Duraes & The Skills performance put them at a level where they could have been mistaken as a co-headliner instead."
About ‘Pleasant Valley Sunday’: “A break from the usual writers that you associate with The Monkees, specifically Neil Diamond."
– Coverville (podcast)
“Joe has an expressive voice!”
– Peter Godwin ('Images of Heaven')
About 'Images of Heaven': "Really rockin' and muscular version. Glad you made it your own, even varying the melody here and there. Very nicely performed man. Bravo!"
– Peter Godwin ('Images of Heaven', singer with the 80s band 'Metro')
About 'Anything For You': “Joe tears up the highway of life with this sweet sardonic track."
– George Cheyne (drummer with the 80s band 'APB')
About 'Love Can Rule The World': "It sounds great! The performances, production, and sentiment…all really great! Keep on making music and good luck with it!”
– Kevin Haskins (drummer with the legendary 80s bands 'Bauhaus', and 'Love and Rockets')