JAZZ & BLUES REPORT April

Born in Massachusetts, and a graduate of Boston’s Berklee College of Music, vocalist Lisa Hearns has established herself in the New York City area as a jazz vocalist of considerable note. On her album “I Got it Bad & That Ain’t Good" she is backed by a trio of pianist...

ALL ABOUT JAZZ January

I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good
Lisa Hearns | QuickSilver Records (2009)
by Woodrow Wilkins

Nearly a decade ago, the jazz world was introduced to Jane Monheit, an upstart singer with an exceptional voice. Monheit put a fresh face to several standards with her early releases. Lisa Hearns...

MIDWEST RECORD December

MIDWEST RECORD
Volume 32/Number 57
December 27, 2008

LISA HEARNS/I Got it Bad & That Ain’t Good: Look out for this one, a debut that seems to travel very familiar ground but bowls you over when you least expect it. A young swinger, this jazz vocalist loves what she does...

JAZZ IMPROV NY December

"Hearns sounds like she could have been transported to the future from an era when many jazz vocalists were household names...Hearns had the taste and sense to pick a program of reasonable length that works, an arranger with good taste and interesting ideas and a producer, six-time Grammy winner...

ALL ABOUT JAZZ NY - November

"Hearns is blessed with a pleasing voice, superb intonation, and trained restraint. She escapes the trap of mimicry, having already incorporated traces of Bllie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Julie London into her own aesthetic." ~ Greg Thomas, ALLABOUTJAZZ...

ALL ABOUT JAZZ NEW YORK - October Vox News

"Lisa Hearns isn't quite the newcomer, but she hasn't yet achieved the national attention that her talent could command. Her new CD reveals a feel for the traditional but a taste for the eclectic - in other words, she's got something new to offer. On "I Got It Bad...

ALL ABOUT JAZZ (West Coast) October

Lisa Hearns
I Got It Bad & That Ain’t Good
Lisa Hearns Music
by George Harris

For her debut release, I Got It Bad & That Ain’t Good, New England-based and Berklee College graduate vocalist, Lisa Hearns, has hit the ground running. Hearns has got a Doris Day, girl next...

LA Jazz Scene

A fine swing singer who has a clear tone, excellent phrasing, and puts honest feeling into the words she interprets....Lisa Hearns should have a bright future in jazz.
Scott Yanow
Los Angeles Jazz Scene
September, 2008...

WBEZ-FM Chicago

If it's still possible to have a really serious and long lasting love affair with an album, be careful around the Lisa Hearns cd, I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good. Very careful.
Dick Buckley
WBEZ-FM...

The Jazz Cafe

Lisa Hearn's new CD "I Got It Bad & That Ain't Good" is a winner!...It's brimming with talent and truly swings. A homerun!
Bob Collins
The Jazz Cafe...