Reviews

-- Edward Blanco, All About Jazz

“Marlowe makes quite an impression, voicing oft recorded standards from The Great American Songbook and more . . . , revealing a certain vocal charm with grace and elegance on each memorable rendition.”

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-- Paul Freeman

TIME TO MAKE MUSIC - A review and interview from the San Jose Mercury News by Paul Freeman (paul@popcultureclassics.com) - Read the full review....

-- Brent Black, Critical Jazz

“…Marlowe's pipes can simply envelope the tune and the listener.”
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-- Joe Ross, CDInsight

“True Blue offers an eclectic, enjoyable set.”
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-- Don Albert, ArtSpoken & Reviews

"Sandra Marlowe dishes up 12 songs on her CD True Blue, with a satin smooth sound . . .”
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-- Chris Spector, Midwest Records

“…Marlowe knows how to give the jazz vocal classics a good run for their money.”
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-- Serge Warin, Radio Grand Brive, France

“…superb, magnificent, vocal technic . . . A bliss!”

-- David Pyles, AcousticMusic.com

“…an almost perfect Mason/Dixon border of soulful black jazz inflection and white Tin Pan Alley.”

-- Mark S. Tucker, Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange

“The focus everywhere in True Blue is Marlowe's voice, and she's capable of covering a lot of ground in knowledgeably superb fashion…convincingly. That's the key. As golden as this CD is, I suspect we've only seen just heard the tip of the iceberg.”

-- Larry Koonse, Jazz Guitarist, California Institute of the Arts Faculty

"…One of those rare singers that possesses an unerring sense of pitch, a natural sense of rhythm, and a completely relaxed delivery of the musical components of a song …with a beautiful vocal quality that never fails to draw the audience into the experience.”

-- LA Jazz Scene Review

“Vocalist Sandra Marlowe proved to be excellent in her rendition of “It Had To Be You. . . . [Marlowe] mixed some hot bop into her vocal of “Honeysuckle Rose,” by meshing it with “Scrapple from the Apple”!

-- R. Higgins, Musician/Conductor/Arranger, Los Angeles

"... one of the great singers to be carrying on the tradition of the classic American popular songs... tremendous range, and comfortably sings everything from a sensitive ballad to the most energetic swing tune... the ultimate professional, and it has always been my pleasure to share the stage with her." 

-- Paul Myrvold, Out & About Magazine

“Sandra Marlowe was a stand out performer wrapping her big, silky voice around “Black Coffee” and“When You’re Good to Mama.”

-- K. Malucelli, General Manager, MOCC, President, Prince/SF Productions

...a dream to work with...and funny, to boot! I love her voice, and am happy to have been able to feature it on a recent CD, on which, among other songs, she totally nailed "Santa Baby"!"

-- J. Palma, Director, GRIT Theatre

"... You sing as if holding up a mirror to your soul and sharing what it is to truly be human."

-- Gemma Bedda-Barozzi, Singer/Actress/Owner, Ever After Entertainment

"I have trained with many voice teachers over the years but Sandra was the first to have a technique that was able to push my voice to the next level."

-- Linda Draggett, Vocal Instructor & Author of "Seven Secrets of Successful Singing"

"This is not just a song stylist; this is a world-class voice."

-- Kat Teraji, The Gilroy Dispatch, July 26, 2013

The Milias Restaurant was the place to be last Friday night in Gilroy. Talented vocalist Sandra Marlowe was a draw for many to come out for an evening of good food and even better music. For the past year, Marlowe has been promoting and performing songs from her new CD, “True Blue,” such as “Honeysuckle Rose” and “Black Coffee.” She has been singing at venues from Berkeley to Santa Cruz and was a featured artist in the San Jose Jazz Festival at the Fairmont Hotel. See the full article...