“Wicks swaying through a melodic drift in her signature dark, poetic, conversational delivery . . . [and] introspective presence . . . [for] a real café-style vibe that feels like late night in a hipster setting. . . . The music exposes her literary roots and abilities as a storyteller.” – Paul Rauch, All About Jazz, Nov. 2019

“Eclectic passion from Seattle; lyrical expression & enchanting intonation . . . I thoroughly enjoyed your wonderful music. As global as true culture.”
– Christos Valtadoros, All About Jazz, Athens, Greece, Oct. 16, 2015

“…immense artistic promise…”
– Christopher Loudon, JazzTimes

“one to watch–March 2013”
– Dick Crockett, The Voice, 88.7FM, Sacramento, CA

“Great sounds! The past couple of years I’ve kind of sort of moved away from listening to vocalists, but your music—both times—brought me back.”
– Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz, 2012

“We like your ideas, mind, thoughts and spirit which resonate beautifully with your voice and the musicians. You have it together, woman.”
– Linda Yohn, WEMU Music Director, 2012

“I LOVE the CD!”
– Jim Bennett, Forms and Feelings, KWMR, 2012

“dig your velvet fist approach to the music”
– Linda Yohn, WEMU Music Director, 2010

“#4 Top 40 Best New CD Releases”
– Bob Parlocha, June 10, 2010

“I hear a lot of female vocalists but few as original and refreshing as you. Keep up the good work, love your voice and choices.”
– Mike Stratton (The Vinyl Side of Midnight), WLNZ, Lansing, MI

“Take it from me . . . you got what it takes. I am really impressed.”
– Ben Boddie (Taintradio, Jazz in the A.M.), Raleigh, NC

“You got it . . . in a great way. I listen to about 100 discs a month, of which 30 are playable, and 6 are good. Your CD is really good, and I don’t get to say that very often. I wish you much success, in a hard business, during ruff economic times . . . because you have a gift.”
– Rich Gangi, Jazz Director, WFIT in Melbourne, FL

“Last week, we received your new CD and we love it. Another great talent find for us from the NW. . . . You’ll be in our rotation.”
– Gano and Bev (Two4Jazz on Pure Jazz Radio), NM

“It’s great . . . . Keep up the good work!”
– John Pantherbone, CKXU Music Director, Lethbridge, AB

“Not a heavy ornate stylistic effort here, but rather an example of the new generation of understated jazz singing. Her style lies in the honesty of her singing & meaning every word. Swinging accompaniment by group.”
– Hildy, WRUV, July 15, 2010

“. . . an enigma”
– Chad McCullough, trumpeter

“sexy and sad all in one . . . the patience is deep and wonderful”
– Geoff Harper, bassist

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