Prisoner of Love receives 4 STARS
-Downbeat Magazine September 2012 issue
This is it. Marianne Solivan’s Prisoner of Love is probably the best vocal jazz
record of the year. The exquisiteness, expression and sentiment of her singing are
supreme - Blinded by Sound
If this is, indeed, Solivan's initial dalliance into the jazz recording arena, better
days for the art form, as a whole, certainly are ahead!
- Jazz Inside Magazine
Solivan’s expression of classic jazz feeling and values is so room-filling and
personal, you really can’t fault her disc one bit.
- Ottowa Jazz Citizen
When she sings All Or Nothing At All as a duo with bassist Christian McBride,
there’s a genuine give-and-take, because she has the harmonic grasp and precise
intonation to trade improvised phrases.
“…among the most promising distaff jazz singers to emerge in the new
millennium…a rare ability to pick repertoire so as to avoid the overdone to cliché
standards that keep reappearing on every new album by aspiring jazz singers.” –
THE NYC JAZZ RECORD
“…sweetly candid, delves beneath the familiar