Emma Frank

 

Press

 
 

"The Brooklyn-based Frank, 30, was a sylph-like performer who invited listeners in with poetic, revelatory lyrics and songs that soothed despite their unexpected contours."

— Peter Hum, Ottawa Citizen

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“A crystalline voice of unique timbre and emotional intelligence...”

— Alain Brunet, La Presse

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“... finesse and intelligence of interpretation, subtle and complex arrangements, and a unique voice..."

— Guillaume Bourgault-Côté, Le Devoir

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“... formidable songwriting skills... Emma Frank's creative muse draws from the fringes of pop as well as the twangy side of western, but it is all made to pass through the crucible of jazz... In its uplift, grace and superb coherence we discover in her music that the genre and singer are one and the same.”

— Robert Lewis, SIX DEGREES OF JAZZ

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Festival international de jazz de Montréal

— Alain Brunet, La Presse

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"Vocalist Emma Frank brings genuine peacefulness and transparent honesty to everything she touches."

— Sébastien Hélary, Nextbop

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“Ocean Av… features Frank's quirky-gorgeous songs, arrangements worked out in coordination with jazz pianist Aaron Parks, and percussion from Jim Black (!). Her vocal style has a gauzy directness, but the art woven all around it is undeniably connected to our jazz tradition. It's a minor masterpiece…”

— Will Layman, popmatters

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“... For Being Apart is a reminder that the traditional acoustic jazz quartet can offer more elasticity and warmth than all the electronic production in the world.”

— Greg Bouchard, AUX.TV

 

« ... le grain de sa voix est unique, son chant est sensuel, voluptueux, très raffiné. Sans forcer, sans beurrer, elle a une patte, une dégaine, un style. »

— Alain Brunet, La Presse

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For Being Apart – Emma Frank Quartet

“Sublime... A soothing and relaxing jazz experience... Emma Frank's gorgeous voice... soothes) the soul.”

   

— The CD Critic

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