his project is exquisite, and in its duo simplicity, amazingly complicated. Singing a duo gig or recording with just two musicians is no easy task. Kate Reid makes it sound easy and seamless, flowing like a lovely river, from one tune to the next and intriguing us with her sensuous delivery and undeniable vocal gift.
– Musical Memoirs by Dee Dee McNeil
Reid’s the real deal: a thoroughly gifted jazz singer who respects the lyrics and interprets them as well as anyone singing today.
– George Fendel, Jazz Society of Oregon
hen the jazz stars align, as they do for vocalist Kate Reid on The Heart Already Knows, we can be confident that goodness and grace exist.
– All About Jazz by C. Michael Bailey
ingers who are instrumentalists have a distinct advantage over those who are not, it seems to me. Her delivery, choice of notes, alterations of melody and harmony are distinctly those of a jazz musician, not often heard in singer who’s not also a player. This is hip!