has been blessed with a vocal richness that many vocalists have
to study years to attain. She interprets a song with style, depth
and heart. It's Anybody's Spring is a great debut."
The Manhattan Transfer
this CD! Karen Shane's debut release hits the target. She's a
great talent who does it all from love songs to Latin jazz rhythms,
and even an original of her own. Ms. Shane is a gifted jazz singer
with a rich, mellow voice, who has the knack of being able to
interpret the lyrics into real meaning and feeling."
WDNA-FM "88 Jazz Place"
songbird with a great range and imagination. What a refreshing
singer/songwriter on this her very first endeavor. Guaranteed
you'll be hearing a lot more from this new gem on the horizon."
WLVE-FM "Love 94"
Miami Beach, Florida
of this music we call Jazz that keeps me listening is a young
vocalist by the name of Karen Shane. Great tunes -- excellent
trio in Rick DellaRatta, Harvie Swartz and Victor Jones -- makes
this a must buy for anyone who appreciates good jazz singing."
"My Kind of Jazz"
West Palm Beach, Florida
has a nice, warm voice that tells the story. There are a couple
of attractive originals mixed with well-known material and several
songs that should be heard more often. 'It's Anybody's Spring'
is a CD worth hearing!"
Music Director, WCLV-FM
projects a confidence that reflects the upbeat vivacity of Anita
O'Day in 'Better Than Anything' or Peggy Lee in the sultry mid-tempo
blues of 'A Man Of My Own.' Shane's confidence shines in Gershwin
tunes like 'But Not For Me' and 'Love Is Here To Stay' where
her ability to swing is matched by her band's grooves."
is a member of a small, but growing community ... women jazz
vocalists with style. You can tell from the opening bars of 'Better
Than Anything' that she is a storyteller, using harmony and inflection
to convey feelings. Unlike some of the newer songwriter/musician/vocalists
that are cropping up lately, Karen Shane's forte is singing
and she does it with strength and control."