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Jacqui Naylor Mixdown (MP3) Just Jazz Radio Program 10/23/17

“Naylor remains one of the most superbly arresting vocalists around.” JazzTimes

“‘Acoustic Smashing marks a turning point in Naylor’s career.” Wall Street Journal

“She brings new twists and turns to the notion of melding jazz and pop tunes.” NPR

“Naylor has chops and sensitivity to pull it off.” New York Magazine

“She excels as a sensitive song interpreter with unerring intonation.” Downbeat

“Jacqui Naylor is the new voice of jazz-pop.” Vogue

“Naylor has a sumptuous voice and a knack for scratchiness.” Village Voice

“Jazzy, folkish, bluesy, hipster and thoroughly contemporary.” All About Jazz

“There is true genius at work here.” Ken Dashow Q-104 New York

“Jacqui Naylor is our #1 holiday pick….GREAT! Jazziz Magazine

‘Smashed for the Holidays’ makes our Top Holiday Albums.” USA Today

“Billie Holiday’s inflections and a touch of June Christy.” SF Examiner

“Naylor’s voice is precise, languorous and very sexy. ” LA Jazz Scene

“Jacqui has a cool and sultry style that is particularly appealing.” LA Times

“She captivates with confidence and playfulness.” Seattle Times

“She blends pop and jazz music in completely new way.” Monterey Herald

“Her original songs are Joni Mitchell good.” JazzTimes

“Naylor displays as much ingenuity as interpretive skill.” Washington Post

“Naylor can only be described as supremely versatile.” NOLA.com

“She blows past Krall with creativity and excitement” Boston Herald

“Naylor serves up classic covers and top drawer originals.” JazzTimes

“She blurs the lines between jazz-torch and folk-rock alternative.” Star Pulse

“Naylor’s textured and breezy originals stand on their own.” Gambit Weekly

“Naylor has extreme talent as a singer, songwriter and storyteller.” Roots

“Jacqui does really well on a 3-4 night run.” Steven Bensusan – Blue Note New York

“She delivers an excellent set with great material and assured vocals.” Randall Kline – SFJAZZ

“This young jazz singer captivates with confidence and playfulness. Her songs get under a listener’s skin as only the best jazz vocals can.” Seattle Times

“With a sumptuous voice, knack for scratchiness, and ability to sweeten those bluesy bent notes with dramatized cabaret flavors, Jacqui sounds promising, ‘specially when she carves sensuality from heartfelt ballads and serves delicacy with those instrumentals.” Village Voice