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Vanity Fair: rising jazz stars

The Wall Street Journal: « The Avalon Jazz Band featuring Tatiana Eva-Marie (a French group that incorporates hot jazz, ethno-jazz and one of the best young singers around) »

New York Times: “Gypsy-jazz warbler”

Village Voice: “they continue in the beloved steps of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, but with a contemporary and delightful American twist”

UpFront NY: “Entertainer of the week: Tatiana Eva-Marie”

Interview for The Brooklyn Paper: “The best way to retaliate is with joy and saying we are still here and going to have a good time no matter what.”

New York Music Daily: “The Avalon Jazz Band’s new album ‘Je Suis Swing’ is irresistibly charming, and cheery, and fun”

Interview for KO63 Music: “If the singer can keep jazz alive for a new generation to embrace and appreciate, she’s more than willing to play the role of evangelist for the great American art form.”

Interview for Paradigms (podcast)

Interview for AXS Music: “Tatiana is more than just a singer, she is an inspiration”

World Music Central: “Their debut CD Je Suis Swing is a charmer of the first order, capturing perfectly the spark and feel of ‘30s and ‘40s Paris. Eva-Marie’s French and English vocals are as deftly phrased as they are heartfelt, sensual and wide-ranging”

Interview for KPISS FM Radio: “The Zazous represented the resistance that we can all practice on a daily basis, which is insolent joy in the face of despair and a desire to infuse even the most mundane of things with an artistic quality”

La Gazette Bleue (revue du CD “Je Suis Swing”): “Musicalement tout est parfait, ça swingue d’un bout à l’autre; un album qui respire la joie de vivre.”

Interview for Quail Bell Magazine: “Tatiana herself is a voice of tolerance and inclusion and expresses her own multi-cultural heritage as the harmonious joy of ‘the melting pot.’ We need more of this coexistent beauty in our world.”

Interview for Grandlife: “Tatiana Eva-Marie has proven her ability to bring a rich sumptuous atmosphere to any room she walks into, but it’s her voice that we’re most excited to have with us.”

New York Cabaret Today: “This lovely song goddess sat on a red leather upholstered stool in a lyrical burgundy dress with a burgundy-colored rose situated in her long black tresses. She has a unique vocal style that is akin to the flow of the branches of a weeping willow tree. She does not just sing a song, but she gives flowery, wistful interpretations.”

Broadway World: Tatiana Eva-Marie at the Carlyle (photo coverage)

Fashion Edits (interview): “Fashion and music are one of those pairings that function fine separately but whose value greatly increases when combined with the other. After all, both are forms of art and the best kind of expression. (…) had the pleasure of sitting down with a talented rising star whose music is as much her own as her style”

Los Angeles Times (Mad Men Premiere): “On the second, main level, the stars of the show each had a “reserved” table near the dance floor where the Avalon Jazz Band played tunes such as “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’” and “My Guy”…”

French Morning New York: « Avalon Jazz Band, le groupe de jazz le plus « frenchie » de New York (…) L’occasion de découvrir un duo de musiciens qui allie, sur scène, le charme français au glamour américain (…) Tatiana s’inspire directement de l’esprit des « zazous », ces jeunes Français amoureux de jazz dans le Paris des années 40, reconnaissables à leurs vêtements excentriques. Une touche de swing, et voilà ! Vous obtenez Avalon Jazz Band. »

Jersey Jazz: « The beautiful French chanteuse Tatiana Eva-Marie and violinist/guitarist Adrien Chevalier evoked images of the Parisian Jazz scene of the 40s with Avalon Jazz Band, which emblematic sound was made popular by Django Rheinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli. » (about the New York Hot Jazz Festival)

New York Post, “page six”: “The Paris Review’s Spring Revel — a k a “the prom for New York intellectuals” — drew a pride of literary lions as well as models, moguls, artists and at least one cop at Cipriani 42nd Street Tuesday (…) At an after-party at a private townhouse, the Avalon Jazz Band wailed till 5 a.m.”

Black Tie Magazine: Tatiana Eva-Marie at the National Arts Club (photo coverage)