Down Beat (p.94) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "LOVE STORIES courses the mental side of love, its deftly composed, richly expressed melancholia infused with deep solos from Gunn..."
JazzTimes (p.84) - "The album's overarching theme and hip-hop-inspired production allows Gunn a lot of creative latitude."
Personnel: Russell Gunn (trumpet, flugelhorn, keyboards, drum programming); Heidi Martin (vocals); Mike Scott (guitar); Brian Hogans (alto saxophone); Kirk Whalum (tenor saxophone); Orrin Evans (piano, keyboards); Carlos Henderson (acoustic bass, electric bass, bass guitar); Montez Coleman (drums); Kahlil Kwame Bell (percussion).
Audio Mixer: Russell Gunn .
Liner Note Author: David R. Adler.
Recording information: Eastside Sound Studios, New York, NY; The House Of Groidness Studios, Atlanta, GA.
Photographer: Alan Nahigian.
Arranger: Russell Gunn .