“Jean Mancini Gough is very personable on stage, inviting everyone to relax and listen, as she puts her personal stamp on the classics of the genre.”
“Jean Mancini Gough has the technique and stamina of an opera singer and the freedom and daring of a jazzer. Performing with Jean is always one of my finer musical experiences.”
"I had the pleasure of working with Jean on her "With Friends" Cd project. She's a wonderful person to work with, talented, genuine and gracious. I was most impressed by the accuracy of her intonation throughout the recording, and only needed correction on two or three sung pitches for the entire cd! I look forward to when our paths cross again!
“With Friends, jazz vocalist Jean Mancini Gough’s latest release, is a collection of jazz standard covers that includes songs like Arthur Hamilton’s “Cry Me A River” and George Gershwin’s “I’ve Got A Crush On You.” Gough has some oceanic shoes to fill, but she treads confidently.”
"She is one of the most versatile soloists I know and has performed works from jazz, gospel, and new age to classical."
"She lit the fire that the music demands"
“Jean Mancini Gough sang an array of jazz songs that struck a familiar chord, such as “Summer Time,” “I’ve Got A Crush on You,” and “Slow Boat To China,” well-loved favorites with themes of love, loss and longing.”
"Particularly lyrical and positively haunting"
"A voice especially celestial"