“She has a voice that soothes the soul with a distinct sound that is reminiscent of some of the jazz greats from another era. Her sound is pure, her phrasing precise and her style swings.” –

“In addition to having a distinctly candid jazz vocal style, Kennedy stands out on the basis of the song selection on this album, her debut.” – All About Jazz

“Kennedy reveals a lush and sensitive instrument, ideally suited to the tasty, unusual repertoire she has selected for herself on this debut release.” – Planet Jazz

“The clarity of her tonality, her restrained use of vibrato, and unaffected vocal style developed under the tutelage of Canadian flugelhorn and trumpet player Fred Stone.” – The Toronto Star

“The Toronto based jazz vocalist Maureen Kennedy is one of today’s rare jazz vocalists who evokes the purity, simplicity and directness of such great 1950s jazz voices as Teddi King, Lucy Reed, Pinky Winters and Irene Kral.” – World Records

“Kennedy is that rare presence, a real jazz singer; and her new CD is a winner. ” – Jazz Society of Oregon

“absolutely perfect” – Cadence

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