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"Her attractive voice and her sensitive interpretation of the lyrics are both in full display... The final eight bars where [Ken Peplowski] interacts with the singer is exquisite..."

-- Scott Yanow, Jazz Inside Magazine

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"Ms. Meissner is definitely in the top tier of today's female jazz singers."

-- Ron Forman, WKRB-FM, NYC

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"Might as well confess! Susie Meissner can really sing! Each listener will have more than one favorite... here they are vocal and instrumental triumphs."

-- Bob Gish, Jazz Inside NY

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"Here is Susie Meissner really delivering on 15 never to be forgotten standards ... It's a treat with plenty of vocal highs that are so difficult for many other singers to reach ... She's certainly a natural."

-- Dan Singer reviewing "Tea For Two", In Tune Magazine

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"The title track is quite remarkable and works brilliantly on a couple of levels. Susie Meissner demonstrates her ability to get inside a lyric and luxuriate in a lush melody. She brings a very present, involved-phrasing glow to classic ballads. Sublime and focused..."

-- Rob Lester, Talkin' Broadway

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"This CD is a wonderful selection of ballads sung by the very versatile vocalist, Susie Meissner."

-- Roberta on the Arts, I'm Confessin'

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"Notable CDs by Vocalists: ... Susie Meissner, I'm Confessin', (LydianJazz) ..."

-- W. Royal Stokes' Best and Notable Releases of 2011

"Smart Listening Experience"

-- Cover of Jazz Inside Magazine

"Her jazz singing is honest, sincere, and thoughtfully rendered. Meissner gives a grand reading of 'Detour Ahead'..."

-- All About Jazz

"A gifted stylist of the jazz idiom... this is simply a top notch, sophisticated and heartfelt gig."

-- Grady Harp

"Another impressive jazz vocal set."

-- Midwest Record

"If you are a fan of vocal jazz, you will find this to be a treat."

-- This Is Book's Music

"20 Best Vocal CDs: ... Susie Meissner With Special Guest Brian Lynch (LydianJazz) ..."

-- W. Royal Stokes' Best CDs of 2009

Susie "picks at the essence of a song, but with insight and excellent diction. This is an impressive first outing by Ms. Meissner..."

-- Bob Reny, The International Association of Jazz Record Collectors (IARJC Journal)

"Her ballad singing is full of emotion. She has a pleasing sound that moves easily from the intimacy of her ballad work to her more swinging side."

-- Joe Lang, Jersey Jazz, Journal of the New Jersey Jazz Society

"Her voice has excellent pitch, and she has a great sense of rhythm. An excellent example of good taste done well."

-- George Harris, Jazz Weekly

"Fresh reads of enduring standards... Meissner swings gracefully... adding just the right amount of wistfulness to her reading to let listeners know she fully understands the lyric."

-- JAZZIZ (title track included in Fall 2009 CD: JAZZIZ ON DISC)

"Susie Meissner partnered with trumpeter Brian Lynch on her CD I'll Remember April, ... shows off Meissner's warm alto at its swinging fullest."


"Hot CD for Summer 2009"

-- Jazz Improv NY

"Susie sounds wonderful. Her pure straight-ahead singing will have you satisfied throughout..."

-- Dan Singer, In Tune International Magazine

"Her excursions into the world of bossa nova are well done, capturing the essence of these seductive melodies."

-- Jersey Jazz, Journal of the New Jersey Jazz Society