“Jeff Buckley meets Nina Simone- with the soul of Sam Cooke, and the sparkle of Bjork.”
“A number of great artists have had their start right here in Kansas City, from Walt Disney, Ernest Hemingway, and Janelle Monáe. Now Arsenia joins the list.”
- Jennifer Silvey, Fox4 KC News
"This year Calvin Arsenia was signed to the new Kansas City based music label, Bullseye Records started by Jim Andrews and Patrick Sprehe."
Mark Manning, 90.1 KKFI Community Radio, KCMO
“Glowing with warmth, vulnerability, and a heavy heart, Arsenia’s intimate reflections depict the past and present wrestling within the individual as he endeavors to chart his own course in the world.” - Atwood Magazine
“...a charismatic 6-foot-7-inch harpist with natural stage command and knack for gilding gold and painting lilies.” - Tim Finn, INKC Magazine
“Arsenia blends his classically-trained voice with jazz and electronic influences, creating a melody that lulls you into his own dimension.” Pride Editor, Pride.com