“The show  is a celebration, and O’Reilly makes every number her own ..effortlessly, rhythmic backbeats, sultry, soulful crooning in virtuoso style.” ****(Three Weeks Daily)

“The ideal soundtrack to a hot summer night”. (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)

“Melanie O’Reilly’s tribute….remains true, unsentimental yet affectionate, and it really swung…lithe, soulful vocals”… Jim Gilchrist. The Scotsman*** – See The Scotsman Review

“Melanie …captures her often-troubled subject’s spirit, giving the music an added emotional kick”. Three Weeks Daily

“Breathtaking, amazing emotional intensity – sheer virtuosity.” Irish Times

“Gorgeous sound, …celtic cadence with a jazz sensibility.” Contra Costa Times, CA, USA

“Spellbinding… uplifting music from a true innovator.” Rough Guide to Irish Music

“Extraordinary….whether she sings Irish Traditional, jazz or Jacques Prevert.” Le Telegramme

“An outstanding night of jazz,” (review of Melanie’s performance with Larry Coryell, The Green Room, Dublin) … O’Reilly’s voice is exquisitely controlled and pure…an outstanding collection of songs.” Alex Moffat, Irish Times

“A very special talent… I want to do everything I can to expose her beautiful artistry to the rest of the world.” Larry Coryell

“A wondrous mix of what this fine singer is all about – a deep passion for Irish traditional music and jazz…with O’Reilly’s voice weaving a spell.” Matt Nugent, Evening Herald

“The golden voice of Melanie O’Reilly … powerful … deeply moving.” The Sunday Independent

“The royal voice of Melanie O’Reilly has opened a new door: that of a Celtic spirit always ready for new influences, an ancient spirit urgent to enrich itself.” Le Telegramme, France

“Breathtaking amazing emotional intensity…sheer virtuosity.” The Irish Times

“Melanie O’Reilly … a kind of priestess marrying traditional and jazz music.” Telefis na Gaeilge

”O’Reilly makes every number her own, gliding effortlessly through rhythmic backbeats, …sultry,… soulful in virtuoso style” Edinburgh Fringe Fest./Unlimited Media

“The show’s a celebration, and O’Reilly makes every number her own ..effortlessly,  rhythmic backbeats, sultry, soulful crooning in virtuoso style.” Three Weeks Daily