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GLAWDYS

 N'DEE

 

IN THE PRESS

"Glawdys N'Dee...  has created a gem of a record that will surely stand the test of time"

-Hrayr Attarian - All About Jazz

 

 

 

 

"...The priestess of Karukera (Guadeloupe)..."

- Luigi Elongi Rosati, AMINA MAGAZINE (Feb 01, 2012) - FRANCE

 

 

 

 

“The impressive Lyannaj heralds a Chicago artist of unusual depth and world-class promise. ”

- Neil Tesser, Chicago Jazz Music Examiner (Feb 08, 2010) - USA

 

 

 

 

"...she's a strong voice for the African musical diaspora, and Lyannaj is a very well-produced statement, demonstrating her vibrancy..."

- Howard Mandel - President of the Jazz Journalists Association, Jazz Journalists Association - USA

 

 

 

 

"This Chicago-based Guadaloupean songstress leavens the traditional Creole music of her homeland with jazz sensibility, and spices jazz standards with the florescent atmosphere of the island nation..."

- NEIL TESSER, CHICAGO JAZZ MUSIC EXAMINER (Aug 31, 2011) - USA

 

 

 

 

"...A majestic voice..."

- Luigi Elongi Rosati, AMINA MAGAZINE (Feb 01, 2012) - FRANCE

 

 

 

 

"N'Dee's debut 2009 album, Lyannaj, was a stunner..."

- NEIL TESSER, CHICAGO JAZZ MUSIC EXAMINER (Aug 31, 2011) - USA

 

 

 

 

“Lyannaj was selected by Chicagojazz.net one of The Best Vocal Album and Best Chicago's Recordings of 2010”

- Brad Walseth, Chicagojazz.net - USA -

 

 

 

 

"...La pretresse de Karukera (Guadeloupe)..."

- Luigi Elongi Rosati, AMINA MAGAZINE (Feb 01, 2012) - FRANCE - FRANCE

 

 

 

 

"... La grande dame des Caraibes..."

- Luigi Elongi Rosati, AMINA MAGAZINE (Feb 01, 2012) - FRANCE - FRANCE

 

 

 

 

"...she is very authentic in what she does...and very knowledgeable.."

- Former Miles Davis Musical Director and Pianist, Robert Irving III - USA - USA

 

 

 

 

"...Une voix majestueuse..."

- Luigi Elongi Rosati, AMINA MAGAZINE (Feb 01, 2012) - USA -

 

 

 

 

"Glawdys N’Dee Enlightens Community and the World With Afro-Caribbean Sound".

- Tony Binns, Rolling Out Magazine - Atlanta, Georgia - USA (Dec 21, 2011)

 

 

 

 

"De sa voix puissante et chaude, Glawdys n’Dee proclame le Lyannaj des cultures."

- Christophe Jenny, Le Bananier Bleu Magazine - French West Indies - GUADELOUPE

 

 

 

 

"Voilà une artiste qui a su s’exporter sans vendre son âme".

- Le P'tit Makrel Magazine - France, Le P'tit Makrel Magazine - FRANCE

 

 

 

 

"...The Nina Simone of the Caribbeans..."

- Microfundo, Microfundo (Aug 09, 2010) - USA - USA

 

 

 

 

“Her generous singing...overflows with the feeling of the blooming of a large flower as an icon of the style of Creole blues..”

- Bruce Furenchi, Samurai latino ( (Dec 14, 2009) - JAPAN

 

 

 

 

"...N’Dee’s so-called “cross-cultural vision” is the Unity and Diversity of Life she craves..."

- Minchie Israel, The Woodshed (Dec 14, 2010) - US VIRGIN ISLAND

 

 

 

 

"...for N’Dee, the earthy and mesmerizing jazz and “world music” vocalist who now lives here, each side of every Chicago street has been washed in sunlight..."

- NEIL TESSER, CHICAGO JAZZ MUSIC EXAMINER (Apr 19, 2011) - USA

 

 

 

 

"Sa voix est intense. Sa musique est une fusion entre différents genres musicaux allant de la musique créole à la musique africaine en passant par le jazz, le blues et les sons cubains..."

- Véronique Martin-Place, FRANCE USA MEDIA (Dec 15, 2010) - USA - USA

 

 

 

 

"From Guadaloupe to Cape Verde and soul to jazz, Glawdys N'Dee fuses a distinctive sound and style"

- Neil Tesser, Chicago Jazz Music Examiner (Feb 28, 2009) - USA

 

 

 

 

“Lyannaj offers an effusive and an uplifting collection of songs transcending from various cultures with a fresh, modern approach and the authentic tradition of its ancestors.”

- Microfundo (Aug 09, 2010) - USA

 

 

 

 

"N'Dee has hit upon a winning combination here by combining her strong voice with multicultural styles and a positive uplifting message"

- Brad Walseth, Jazzchicago.net (Oct 27, 2010) - USA

 

 

 

 

“She has the voice of a lioness and a throaty, mocha timbre, and she wields them with the flexibility of a juju dancer.”

- Neil Tesser, Chicago Jazz Music Examiner (Feb 08, 2010) - USA

 

 

 

 

“N’Dee’s vocal style has a restrained intensity, a quality shared by the lineage of jazz singers that stretches from Billie Holiday through Nina Simone.”

- Neil Tesser, Chicago Jazz Music Examiner (Feb 08, 2010) - USA

 

 

 

 

“The production and musicianship is top notch throughout, with a wealth of percussion, flute, sax, winds and keys -- with Glawdys's wonderful vocals exuding a relaxed, graceful beauty out front.”

- Dusty Groove America - USA

 

 

 

 

“A wonderful and soulfully resonant set songs from Glawdys N'Dee -- influenced by her Creole roots and a wide world of global soul sounds -- sung with sweetness and warmth...”

- Dusty Groove America - USA

 

 

 

 

“Her generous singing voice is large-hearted...as a vital force in the earth ...”

- Bruca Furenchi, Samurai latino  (Dec 14, 2009) - USA)

 

 

 

 

“LYANNAJ....20 BEST ALBUMS of the year 2009 in JAPAN!!! Samurai Latino CD Review”

- Samurai Latino - JAPAN

 

 

 

 

"...This music is very eclectic,..It definitely has a piece of different parts of the world....It's a very multicultural project..."

- Darwin Noguera, Pianist NICARAGUA/USA

 

 

 

 

"...Glawdys is a talented musician...She has a whole idea for this music...She is very clear about what she wants...."

- Victor Miranda, Bass Player CUBA/USA

 

 

 

 

"...c'est une musique de l'avenir...destinee a s'ouvrir aux peuples,..a reunir toute une diaspora..."

- Frantz Flereau, percussionist GUADELOUPE/FRANCE

 

 

 

 

"....It's like a blend of Africa,..definitely a foundation of Africa with modern harmonic sounds and fusion...I felt really honored and it was a great pleasure to be on this project..."

- Darwin Noguera, Pianist NICARAGUA/USA

 

 

 

 

"When I'm in the studio with her, even if I'm dead tired,....There's something about her energy..She gives me some of it and I put what I get from it on the track..."

- Herb Walker, guitar player , Chicago USA

 

 

 

 

"Glawdys' music energizes me... When we were in the studio, it jumped off the tracks!!! Drums came out of nowhere!!..I'm telling you , it is great!!"

- Herb Walker, "guitar player Chicago USA

 

 

 

 

"Her voice is powerful...she always sounds as strong when she starts singing....at the beginning of a note until its end.....She is a powerful singer"

- Fred Jackson, Saxophonist Chicago USA

 

 

 

 

“From the very first song that I heard, I started to get excited... it was like having a meal, with a few courses, ....as the courses went on , I said, "I like that, let me try some of this... I can't wait to get on stage with her!!!"”

- Herb Walker, "guitarist" - USA USA

 

 

 

 

"...les cultures sont rassemblees, les continents vont se toucher..."

- Fabrice "FRISSON" Connexion.fm - LONDON/UK LONDON/UK

 

 

 

"...un delice musical...on y parcourt tout un univers musical...on passe de la tradition au modernisme...."
- Fabrice "FRISSON", Connexion.fm - LONDON/UK
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