“A singer with a voice to believe in.” Stephen Graham, MARLBANK

“Shimmers in the dark.” Clive Davis, SUNDAY TIMES, Top Ten Jazz CD of the Year

“A remarkable journey to the interior of the human heart.” ALLABOUTJAZZ Victor L. Schermer

“The words seem to come from her soul.” Donald Elfman, NEW YORK JAZZ RECORD

“Her instrument is one that makes lyrics come alive.” Richard Kamins, STEP TEMPEST

“Beyond breathtaking.” POPCULTURE CLASSICS

“Consummate musicality.” Neil Tesser, CHICAGO EXAMINER

“Scintillating … haunting … poetic” Siddhartha Mitter, BOSTON GLOBE

“Striking, soulful, enchanting.” Mike Joyce, WASHINGTON POST

Daring, beautiful jazz.” Bill Leikam, ALLABOUTJAZZ

“An easy choice for the top vocal jazz CD of 2018.” Ken Dryden, NEW YORK JAZZ RECORD

“An outstanding singer with a captivating voice.” SWING JOURNAL, Gold Disc Award

“Astute and expressive.” Nate Chinen, NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS PICK

“A beautiful voice and a beautiful soul.” SHEILA JORDAN, NEA

“Magnificent!” JON LUCIEN

“A true musician. Remarkable and very moving.” MARK MURPHY

“Unique . . . elegant . . . a voice that is both strong and sensitive at the same time.” RUSSELL DAVIES, BBC RADIO

“Tessa has naturally what people spend years trying to develop.” HOWARD JOHNSON

“Broadly imaginative.” NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS PICK Ben Ratliff

“Utterly compelling. Stunningly original.” JAZZTIMES

“A truly beautiful voice which she uses to unearth and get to the core of really great songs.” SIRIUS XM

“World class. Must-see. Musical sophistication and the rare quality of authenticity.” LOS ANGELES TIMES

“An artist with the talent and the imagination to match her compelling musical visions.” IROM

“One of the most natural voices in jazz today.” NOTES ON JAZZ

“There’s something raw and real about hearing Tessa Souter sing.” LA WEEKLY

“One of the most inventive musicians singing. Bravo!”  ALLABOUTJAZZ Michael C. Bailey

“A crystal-clear voice with diamond-cut phrasing.” PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER