“Nikolett Pankovits makes a strong debut here, aided by Herrera’s skillful arranging and a strong supporting cast of musicians.” – All About Jazz (Mark Sullivan)
“This album contains some of the freshest vocals you’re going to come across this year.” – Jazz Weekly (George W. Harris)
“Nikolett Pankovits has crafted a singular sound on her self-released debut album Magia”.– Jazziz
“One can imagine her singing in a Hungarian bistro pouring her heart out.” – Downbeat (Bob Protzman)
“Beautifully moody, this is a most impressive debut.” – Culture Catch (Steve Holtje)
“Pankovits’ moves through the various influences and genres with an ease that weaves the eclectic set together very deftly.” – The Jazz Page
Downbeat, March issue, 2017
Full review: Culture Catch
“Throughout the album Pankovits’ beautiful voice (in Hungarian and English) graces these tracks with a purity that is really quite exceptional.
…this is quality folk/jazz music from an artist who is surely on the rise within the New York jazz community. Recommended.
Sea of tranquility
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