“The CD “Te Exaltamos con Trombones” by Demetrios Kastaris and Conjunto Katharí is music at its best! This recording features everything that makes music art: excellent songs, great arrangements, and superb performances by all of the singers and musicians. It’s a truly inspiring effort. Congratulations to Demetrios and everyone involved.” – Oscar Hernández
“Demetrios Kastaris’ Conjunto Katharí is vibrant and vital, positive and uplifting, in short, everything that music should be. If, in the words of the late saxophonist Albert Ayler, ‘music is the healing force of the universe,’ then Conjunto Katharí is therapy for the mind, the body, and the soul.” – Bob Bernotas
“There is a lot to like about this exhilarating CD, and the listener will be uplifted by the passion and joy it exudes. The variety of musical styles and instruments featured offer a lively and extremely varied experience that keeps the listener engaged from track to track.” – Alan Carr
“I believe that every school Music Department from Elementary through College should have a copy of this recording, not just as multi-cultural World Music experience, but also as an example of beautifully-recorded, virtuosic and inspiring performances on a wide variety of instruments.” – Bill Spilka
“These two ladies have the gift of a Mahalia Jackson combined with Billie Holiday’s charm. Two extremely rare and seamless voices modern ears can enjoy. All of these common musical artists are now getting their well-earned reward for quality, integrity, persistence, and an uncommon sense of perfection. It’s never the pedigrees, but common people who change music history.” – Scott Shelsta
“Conjunto Katharí – is a unique Gospel Salsa aggregation that successfully balances the essence of African American Gospel roots and Latino elements in its own unique blend. After experiencing them perform at Flushing Town Hall I was both impressed and uplifted by their spirit filled performance”. – Clyde BullardRead More
“This might be the first time I’ve ever seen a band that performs Gospel Salsa however, I found it interesting and enjoyable. Conjunto Katharí is impressive and I see potential with the group and sound. I am always interested in hearing our music played in different ways and with a message” – Louis Laffitte/WKCR Radio.
“Demetrios is well spoken of by everyone, and even by the truth itself. We also speak well of him, and you know that our testimony is true”. Book of Third John, Verse 12 in the New Testament. Written by John the Evangelist, 60 AD.