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Norma Winstone

British Jazz Singer and Lyricist

One of the Glories of contemporary Jazz
- Jazz Journal

Right now, she is at the peak of her form…
there is no jazz singer in the country to touch her.”

– Alyn Shipton, The Times, London

Sets herself impossibly high standards, and then surpasses them.
- Tony Sloman, Pizza On the Park

Norma Winstone’s instrument: an unfettered intelligence spinning tales with language…or without
- Thomas Conrad, Down Beat Magazine

Her spare, subtle and intelligent approach to improvisation, jazz standards, impressionistic tone poetry like a vocal Jan Garbarek and the uncovering
of overlooked songs that deserve to be classics, put her in the forefront of European singers.

- John Fordham, The Guardian

It is unlikely that there is a better jazz singer than Miss Winstone. She has none of the histrionics which mar so much of the work of her contemporaries, and one is left with tasteful ideas, expressed in pure musical form.
- Steve Voce, Jersey Evening Post

.. a one-of-a-kind singer blessed with an ear nonpareil… tones so pure, phrasing so unique and captivating, as to make each song an aural adventure.”
- The Skanner, Portland, Oregon

.. a superb example of state-of-the-art, imaginative, virtually beyond-definition singing.”
– Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times