"Local songstress Scheherazade Stone breaths new life into the words of Gil Scott-Heron with a standout Hotplate tribute that’s sure to be the talk of the town!"
"Absolutely beautiful. Great work... It's so nice to see and hear this.”
“The album's only vocal track, "Detour," is pure beat poetry, as Scheherazade Stone's cool vocalese follows the laid-back, blue-funk trail laid by the band, warbling affecting lyrics like, "'It's how we learn to face mountains/That we find depth in direction/Following detours.'"”
"Dynamic singer Scheherazade Stone surveys the music of proto-rapper Gil Scott-Heron as part of SFJAZZ's Hotplate series."
“One of the hidden gems of SFJazz is its Hotplate series, featuring Bay Area singers reinterpreting the works of musical legends where the sublimely talented young singer, Scheherazade Stone, covers the songs of the late Gil Scott-Heron."”
"I love Scheherazade Stone and it's always interesting to hear her sing"
"Vocalist Scheherazade Stone is the scene stealer, a vision of Josephine Baker in vintage gowns, she drifts effortlessly between her character Paulette and her place in the band"
"Scheherazade Stone is a superb musician and a stunning singer with a magnetic stage presence"
"There's a lot of talent on one stage, which makes 'Suicide in B-Flat' a chance worth taking
"Hueman Flavor, an Acid-Jazz HipHop ensemble features the exquisite voice of Scheherazade Stone and the pocket trumpet of the late -great Don Cherry"
"Jones' Jazz-Rap efforts cut the mustard too, thanks to powerful traditional jazz singing by Scheherazade Stone and trumpet guest artist Don Cherry"
"And one last thing - if Scheherazade Stone's luscious voice doesn't make your heart melt, you didn't have one in the first place"
"Scheherazade Stone really made believers out of those who came to see the band. She has performed with Don Cherry, David Murray, and Chico Freeman, and adds a smooth, lusicious sheen in the Chaka Khan/Randy Crawford mold to the group's HipHop Jazz sound
"An underground hit in the making, 'Suicide In B-Flat' features Josh Jones and singer Scheherazade Stone - the cream of the new SF jazz crop, and whom have great chemistry together
"Outstanding Jazz Vocalist"
"Outstanding Jazz Album"
"Outstanding Jazz Club Band"