“.. an artistic and spiritual force that has just begun to gather steam.”
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian

" fresh, intelligent, and heartfelt, has what it takes to become a major influence in not just Native music, but all music!” Douglas Spotted Eagle, Grammy Award winner

“ touches the heart and speaks volumes about the cultural, spiritual, emotional, and inner life of Native American people.” “jam session with Jackson Browne was phenomenal.” Sherrole Benton, Oneida Nation Arts Program

“Soaring beyond the invisible culture of the corporate music industry.” Vital Source

“World class.. Phenomenal… hard to forget after one listen…. a unique style as both a musician and songwriter …blessed with talent that can’t be learned, and with a gracious and inspiring soul that can’t be tainted by the pitfalls of the music industry.” Indian Country Today

From the music, to the messages, to his solidarity, Fernandez’s infectious spirit will keep you going on whatever road you have chosen.” UWM Post

“guitar and songwriting skills are incredibly sharp, …remarkable in range, quality and sincerity.. soars with beauty and power.” Post Gazette

“All that one would think was lost with the great guitar legends of the early-twentieth century is now alive and touring with Wade Fernandez and his band the Black Wolf Group. The Leader

“represents someone holding onto their dreams and culture…an artist in his own right who deserves to be heard on his own terms. ...musicianship outstanding all around…band is made up of the best players around. And that's true of the dancers as well.”
Peter Buffet – Emmy Award winning composer & producer of “Spirit”

“able to transcend all cultural stylistic and technical boundaries to communicate a powerful message; that music can be used to promote healing and good.”
Strandgut (Frankfurt, Germany magazine)

“spirit, heart, and soul comes through him and fills the entire stage or studio.”
Ernie Adams, drummer (Al Di Meola, Dizzy Gillespie)

“..surprising diversity... swings effortlessly from blues, folk-rock, flamenco and jazz, with traditional singing and drumming… a sincerity and integrity which is reflected not only in his lyrics but in his expressive use of guitar...” Indigenous Links (London, England magazine)
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