Colleen Allen / Press

"Colleen Allen is a wonderful musician; an artist whose strongest aspects of musicianship are those that are most difficult to acquire: emotional honesty, commitment, love of the art and, most important, deep soul."

Russ Little, jazz artist - trombonist & band leader

“ “I was delighted that she asked me to sing on her new album… Colleen plays with a cool warm complexity that says ‘this is who I am’…” ”

Marc Jordan, acclaimed Canadian songwriter/vocalist

“2. “One of the most versatile musicians on the Canadian music scene” – Jazz FM 91.1 ”

Bill King, Producer, Pianist, Jazz Festival Director

““Exciting, confident, beautiful, soulful. Colleen is one fine musician” ”

Molly Johnson, jazz artist

" Words like beautiful and lovely aren't mainstays in a critic's vocabulary, but they keep forcing their way to the front of consciousness in multi-instrumentalist Colleen Allen's self-titled debut CD as a leader. " - The Toronto Star

Geoff Chapman - The Toronto Star