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"Shameless feelings, a soft oscillation between extravert delicacy and slight introvertness (...) Lyricism in soft painted colours, nuances in touch, inspired writing, freshness in improvisation (...) Nathalie Loriers brings them all together. As much convinced as her timing, her silence and her breath of malicious serenity ". (Guide des Nouveaux talents, Alex Duthil - Jazzman n° 24 - apr.97).


"This Belgian piano player is more than a promise; ten years in the scene with four albums as a leader, a path paved with prices, her first opus produced in France, they are an age of consecration". jazzman


"... real trio serving convincing concepts...intimate poetry- beautiful piano touch- , rhytm which creates its own dream", Arnaud Merlin, jazzman


"Silent Spring" a small gem of lyricism en half-tones, which refuses easy overflow and pathos. Moving between delicate extraversion and half hidden introversion her playing develops a sense of space where pulse and groove leave a lot of space to silence!" l' express


" deliciously inspired Nathalie Loriers distils music which is full of fire. Her joy to play is contaminating . Etherised climates, a beautiful touch, the right notes, excellent compositions, deep swing" Keybords


"Nathalie Loriers has imposed herself as rising figure in the European jazz scene. With success she gains experiences and collaborations and doing so this young female virtuoso seduced an audience which is masculine in its tradition, developing a nervous and delicate style which leans on her lyrical and inspired composing;" playrecordo


"Awarded with the Django d' or 1999 and the Euro Jazz Award, Nathalie Loriers is the revelation of the year". contact


"with complete dedication, fitting to her musical concepts the young female piano player affirms here a remarkable personality, a magnificent touch and an amazing feel for space" jazzmagazine


" beautiful musician with a delicate touch and sensible clarity, who designs subtle harmonic images, who paints colourful landscapes, softly and intimate, who invents her very own universe but never is afraid to share an other musicians world". Le soir


"...classified in the top 10 of Belgium jazz stars, nicknamed "gold digger".. la libre Belgique


"... here is the impression of cohesion; three years of cooperation delivers an understanding and mutual insight!" vers l' avenir


"In this first meeting with Lee Konitz Nathalie surprises with her knowledge of the music and the lessons of Tristano.
She fits into this "difficult" music, denies on easy pathos, signs of artistic reality which follows the same path as John Sebastian Bach". John de Winter, la libre Belgique


"With its well dosed mix of ballads and fast tempo's with communicative energy "Tombouctou", the title is inspired by the novel of Paul Auster, reveals a formation with great maturity, giving attention to the subtle and natural arrangements if the female piano player.. each peace is a revelation in its own.. a great record." vers l'avenir


"Without having played together ever before, the musicians perform a concert of not yet released compositions which combine the sound of western jazz music and oriental music. The cohesion is perfect, the marriage is succeeded. Responding to each other the musicians become into a collective, not denying on their own themes. This music is highly symbolic and gives everybody room to personnel expression without becoming tearful or any superficial sentiment." B.G.
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