Barbara Levy Dabiels

Barbara's Electronic Press Kit

Press Kit


goldman review

Mary Kunz Goldman:

"Barbara Levy Daniels was 12 when Ray Charles, asked to hear her audition, told the record label to sign her right away."

"…she is sounding better than ever. Her voice has depth…and she shapes her notes and phrases with a natural, conversational grace."

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goldstein review

Jack Goodstein,

"…classics from the Great American Songbook…Daniels puts her own personal stamp on them. Her phrasing makes for an imaginatively effective interpretation of the material"

"Her dynamic personal readings of songs like ‘The Nearness of You’, ‘Willow Weep For Me’...breathe revived life into the music."

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Harp review

Grady Harp,

"Barbara Levy Daniels…not only sings, she mesmerizes…Her voice is mellow and rich, true to pitch, full of expression…"

"The old standards feel so right with Barbara that they seem like old lovers, She is sensationally communicative."

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Improvi Jazzation review

Dick Metcalf, Improvijazzation Nation:

"When you’re in the mood for great female jazz vocals, you’ll queue up Barbara every time – guaranteed! She’s an expert singer…we-evidenced by her silky sooth…rendition of ‘Say It Isn’t So’…what chops!"

"I give Barbara & crew a MOST HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, with an ‘EQ’ (energy quotient) rating of 4.99 ."

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Lang review

Joe Lang, Jersey Jazz Magazine:

"Daniels has a knowing way with the lyrics, and her voice has traces of experience that lend validity to her reading of the words."

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Tucker review

Mark Tucker, Acoustic Music exchange:

"This is Daniels’ third solo disc, and if I were to cite a genre, I’d have to say she’s a straight-ahead jazz singer."

"My favorite is ‘Moonglow’ and Daniels invokes a lightly saxophonic rendering in various passages, the whole thing sounding a bit like a Rosemary Clooney who was listening to West Coast Cool…"

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