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On Melody's New Release
FASCINATIN' RHYTHMS -
Singing Gershwin

"A multi-hued tapestry with more depth than the traditional vocal workout."  full review
ALL ABOUT JAZZ, NY; Marcia Hillman (03/08)

"A near-perfect recording."  full review
ALL ABOUT JAZZ; C. Michael Bailey (2/08)

"Breyer-Grell has a wonderful and rich voice - excellent in clarity and an appreciable range... Look out for her. She is fascinatin' indeed!"   full review
George Harris

"a grounded artist with a voice that will impress anyone."  full review
THE RUN-OFF GROOVE; John Book

"(with) the pairing of Melody Breyer-Grell's warm, resonant voice with the Gershwins' songs, you dear listeners are in for a real treat."  full review
SOUNDS OF TIMELESS JAZZ; Paula Edelstein

"One of those recordings that comes along every once in a while that remind you why you listen to jazz in the first place."  full review
JAZZREVIEW.COM, Featured Artist; Jim McElroy

"The inexplicable nature of Gershwin's music is explicated with respect for the music, adherence to the lyrics and devotion to his spirit."   full review
JAZZ IMPROV - NYC; Bill Donaldson

"Ably backed by solid musicians but absent the studio-applied effects that so many singers seem to require."   full review
THE OLD GEEZER CLUB; Posted by BG (04/08)

"With a lot to measure up against, the sterling vocalist is up for the challenge, meeting it head on in grand style."  full review
MIDWEST RECORD; Chris Spector

"jazz standards sung and played as they were meant to be."  full review
METRO SPIRIT, AUGUSTA, GA; Rich Mccracken II

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On Melody's CD on BluJazz:
THE RIGHT TIME

"From her soul to her voice to the song, this highly imaginative vocalist brings a fresh and innovative experience to each song."  full review
ALL MUSIC GUIDE; Paula Edelstein

"Very groovy arranging and production."  full review
STILL ANOTHER JAZZ SHOW, 88.7 FM Sacramento, CA; Dick Crockett

"She doesn't shy away from difficult music, demonstrating her exemplary intonation on "Invitation" (a tune more often performed as a Jazz instrumental.)"  full review
HAGEDORN COMMUNICATIONS; Barry Bassis

"Breyer-Grell possesses a voice that is perfectly suited to deliver the traditional jazz ballad. Without vocal pyrotechnics, she is able to use pitch, tone and phrasing in a controlled way to induce deep moods."  full review
ALL ABOUT JAZZ; Elliot Simon

"She can sing straight ballads or swing with equal facility."  full review
TOWN AND VILLAGE; Barry Bassis (11/01)

"light and floating colors of her lovely voice and her 'strong Broadway belt'"
APPLAUSE! APPLAUSE!

"The room was packed with an enthusiastic appreciative crowd, who enjoyed the show, both songs and patter."  full review
www.popstandards.com; Stan Martin

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