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Jamie Leonhart / Press

"Jamie Leonhart's performance at Le Poisson Rouge was the welcome surprise...Her set was a lesson in professionalism and stagecraft, but the music itself was transcendent..." - Brian M. Bacchus (Producer,co-founder SoulFeast Music, former Sr. Director of A&R for EMI-Blue Note)

Brian Bacchus - Brian Bacchus, SoulFeast Music

“Jamie Leonhart crafts songs that are just as catchy as any tune you might hear on the radio, yet they sound much more unique due to the jazz blueprint from which they are crafted.”

“Idiosyncratic singer-songwriters are so much in vogue right now that a free-thinking talent like Jamie Leonhart has a shot at mainstream crossover success. Leonhart's songs can be smart, whimsical or atmospheric, and her strong melodic sense and soulful feel can handle jazzy downtempo or folk-pop…”

“...imagine Feist, Laura Nyro and Corinne Bailey Rae on a bicycle built for three.”

“(Leonhart) has a way of being introspective, contemplative, melancholy and dreamy all at once. The Truth About Suffering is a consistently impressive outing from this New York City-based singer/songwriter.”

Alex Henderson - All Music Guide

“Blurring the lines between genres, Jamie Leonhart combines her impressive vocal and lyrical talents, along with an extensive background in jazz, to create a peculiar jazz-pop blend … Her clever and poetic lyrics make intimate and personal feelings universally relatable…”

Sean Lyddon - The Aquarian Weekly

“Jamie Leonhart's an exceptionally fine songwriter, drinking from the inspirational fount of Jerome Kern, Cole Porter and Rogers & Hart, writing songs that are wonderful little vignettes, and drawing on the rich song structure and playful lyrical style that marked the best of Tin Pan Alley...”

George Graham, WVIA - WVIA Homegrown Radio
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