"ONE OF THE OUTSTANDING JAZZ VOCALISTS OF HER GENERATION AND, QUITE POSSIBLY, OF ALL TIME. . . rivaling the dexterous sass of Sarah Vaughan, the instinctive smarts of Carmen McRae and the scintillating verve of Diana Krall."
— Christopher Louden, JAZZTIMES
"EXTRAORDINARY IS THE WORD!. . . A WORLD CLASS TALENT. . . Jazz singing at its very best."
— Don Heckman, THE INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF MUSIC
"EXTRAVAGANTLY GIFTED! Astonishing range - both emotionally and stylistically. A TRUE JAZZ ORIGINAL."
— Andrew Gilbert, jazz critic DOWNBEAT, THE BOSTON GLOBE
"SWEEPING VOCAL POWERS. . . Jackie Ryan's chemistry of passion is truly sensational."
— John Fordham, THE LONDON GUARDIAN
"SINGING FROM THE HEART. . . Jackie bridges gaps between both geography and generations!"
"DEFTLY ASSURED! Savvy interpretive jazz vocalizing."
"SUPERB! The bell-like resonance of her smokey voice coupled with her heartfelt emotion. . . puts Jackie at the top of her game."
— Jesse Varela, LATIN BEAT