“Inga has a gorgeous voice, very fresh and evocative and note-perfect, and that's the sort of person you want to sing harmony to...”
- Garrison Keillor, A Prairie Home Companion
“She has the knack for making even complicated musical trajectories sound natural and flowing.”
- Josef Woodard, jazz critic
“Swearingen applied compositional insights to soaring vocals, with her original April — a duet with Grace — a compelling blend of lyrical melody and dark harmonies. She spontaneously led an irresistibly swinging duet with Korb on All of Me, rendered Stompin' at the Savoy with fast-paced flexibility and illuminated the standard Skylark with a bass line from Chick Corea's Children's Song.
- Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times
“She is one of the few whom an audience opens up to immediately, the listeners are there for her