What the critics are saying about Kitty Margolis...
New York Times
"A frolicsome and exceedingly musical singer, Ms. Margolis exercises a fortunate affinity for songbook standards."
New York Daily News
"A jazz legend."
Top 10 Jazz CDs of 2004
"Margolis' improvisational artistry will have a hard
time staying out of your discplayer."
"An exhilarating and imaginative jazz vocalist of the
“Margolis, an equally potent blend of class, integrity
and chutzpah, delights the SRO audience with 75 minutes of
"Celebrating innovation over affectation, Margolis sings
with conviction, pleasure and creative edginess...breathtaking...a
tour de force.”
The Los Angeles Times
"Margolis’ ebullient enthusiasm invests each of
the numbers with high-spirited pleasures.”
“Five Stars. This finest of contemporary vocal improvisers
is something special… Exuberant, unpredictable, witty,
but never boring.”
"The entire CD is an utter joy."
"Margolis might be the best scat singer working the jazz
"Margolis performing live is a world-class jazz experience."
"Margolis and band sound as if they're having the time
of their lives. Effervescent and witty, deeply romantic, dramatic,
invigorating and downright fun."
"Kitty Margolis is absolutely on fire in front of an
"Scat so rare in this day and age, you might think you've
found the Holy Grail."
"If you miss Ella Fitzgerald pine no more. Kitty Margolis
is a rich-voiced successor to Ella, which means she scat sings
better than any present day vocalist that I've heard.”
All About Jazz
"Wow, this woman can sing. This disc is good—very
good. Margolis skillfully whips her audience into an appreciative
Jose Mercury News
"One of the finest jazz singers anywhere."