“…his playing is total precision and full of fiery emotion.” (Dick Metcalf, Contemporary Fusion Reviews)

“This young Norwegian musician conveys the beautiful rhythms and feelings found in tango through a keen and precise sense of timing.” (Marc Phillips, The Vinyl Anachronist)

“…gorgeously rendered [...] a cross-cultural recording for the ages.” (Jonathan Widran, The JW Vibe)

“…Two Hands To Tango, proves that neither relative youth nor living a great distance from the home of tango, need impede the production of a careful and sensitive tribute to Argentine tango… (Fiona Mactaggart, Doobeedoobeedoo cross-cultural magazine)

“…an incredibly interesting and compelling piece of work […] Each note is precise, with the timing and inflection moving as if the piece was a living breathing being…” (Kev Rowland, framemusic.net)

“The tracks feature a level of complexity and sophistication that’s instantly appreciated by anyone whose ever attempted to jam on the piano.” (Anastim Ducray, Stepkid.com)

“De este modo, Skogstad reformula el uso del piano en el género y le aporta una característica absolutamente personal, a la que le agrega una interpretación técnica precisa no exenta de sutiles momentos de improvisación.” (Carlos Salatino, Tiempo Argentino)

“Classically trained, with technique to spare, Skogstad succeeds mightily in the effort.” (Dan McClenaghan, allabaoutjazz.com)

Two Hands to Tango har blitt har blitt et heftig, sensuelt, spennende og ikke minst temperamentsfullt møte med den framifrå pianisten Håkon Skogstad som åpenbart har lytta en hel del på langt framskredne jazzpianister også.” (Tor Hammerø, nettavisen.no)

“Un disco a cargo de un excelente pianista que muestra que, fuera de nuestros pagos, también se puede hacer muy buen tango.” (Jorge García, El Amante)

“Den unge pianisten fra Trondheim, Håkon Skogstad, imponerer med en utsøkt eleganse og snedig finesse på debutalbumet sitt, Two Hands to Tango.” (Trond Hansen, platespilleren.com)

“To a degree, it’s an exercise in cleverness, but it’s also a fun and sometimes eye-opening listen. Choppy rhythms, sparkling runs, jazzy melodic transfigurations, a smooth mother-of-pearl tone, good-natured energy, and an obvious passion for the tango tradition combine with technical virtuosity (listen to those left-hand chromatic runs!) to make it a winner. (Jon Sobel, blogcritics.org)

“A true dazzling display of artistry, Håkon Skogstad paints a gorgeous, vibrant picture with the timeless Two Hands to Tango.” (beachsloth.com)

“The release features 10 tracks, which showcase the artist’s incredible versatility and unique creative vision.” (Peter Vidani, thebandcampdiaries.com)

“The playing on Two Hands to Tango certainly sounds as if a duo, if not a trio of musicians are rendering the notes that come to life from the recording.” (Dodie Miller-Gould, lemonwire.com)