Jazz, Cabaret & Big Band Vocalist
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Reviews & Quotes
“Forget Michael Bublé and check out this local singer. Wolfe’s album, Weaver of Dreams was released back in December, but these are timeless gems. I can’t quite pin down a comparison for his golden-throated voice — it’s sort of like a silky-smooth jazz angel. With his flawless band and his kd lang-esque version of Stephen Sondheim’s Send in the Clowns, this record is super-romantic dinner and lounge listening.”
- Phil Villeneuve - Tunes/FAB Magazine
"A real swingin' band and you croon like a champ!"
– ALAN PAUL (Manhattan Transfer)
“Vincent’s…tone and style lie somewhere between Chet Baker and Mel Tormé…a wonderful place to be.”
– LAUREL MASSÉ (Founding Member of The Manhattan Transfer)
“There’s a kind of intimate quality to his voice. An honesty that is really remarkable and mellifluous…and rich.”
- ROBERT ENRIGHT – GLOBE & MAIL
“He’s a triple-threat! Singer, songwriter, entertainer! I’m a devoted fan.”
- JULIE WILSON (Renowned cabaret singer/actress)
“The real deal....the CD is wonderful. A lovely selection of songs sung in such a beautiful relaxed manner. I'll keep this close to my listening area!”
- MARLENA SHAW (Legendary jazz diva. Verve, Blue Note, Concord Records)
“Just listened to your CD and it's so wonderful. God you sing with such clarity and feeling. Beautiful sound and soul.”
- SHEILA JORDAN (Jazz singer/legend)
“Vincent Wolfe applies the regulation soft-sensitive voice to an R&B tune, You Just Don’t Know, with surprisingly satisfactory results; he proves one of the best lyric interpreters on hand…” (review of Here Come The Boys)
- ROBERT CUSHMAN – NATIONAL POST
“Young, hip, and well supported by a sympathetic keyboard-free rhythm section, Wolfe gently sings standards and originals with an R&B sensibility and smooth jazz appeal.” (review of Until Tomorrow)
- PLANET JAZZ
"One of the finest singers on the jazz scene today. Wolfe is forging new ground and steers clear of the rigid guidelines that ensnare most jazz musicians...he is his own man!"
- PAUL DEBOY - XTRA MAGAZINE
"His tender and resolute voice uncannily captures the ebb and flow
of the human heart...outstanding!"
- METRO TIMES, DETROIT
"Drips with feeling and shows Wolfe's attuned sense of phrasing and timing...he leaves just enough space to keep the listener hooked. A versatile singer who hits the mark with each tune!"
– DAVE NATHAN, AMG
"Wolfe's voice is a sweet, reverberating tenor perfect for his material…Conveys both serenity and strong emotion, knowing just when to lay back and when to pour it on…"
- CADENCE MAGAZINE
"A pure and subtle voice…wonderful to listen to!"
- DETOUR MAGAZINE
"Musical prayers have been answered for jazz fans…"
- ROSIE LEVINE - NOW TORONTO
"A clean, lean sexy sound. His singing is tight and right on!"
- THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT
"Takes well-rewarded chances vocally…an exciting performer!"
- BOSTON PHOENIX
"So fine…he's been blessed with a golden sound."
- MARLENA SHAW
"Great voice…loved his tone and interpretation…"
- FAB MAGAZINE
"Versatile and pleasing…his thick-textured, atmospheric tenor voice contrasts well with Bray and Koller."
- GEOFF CHAPMAN - TORONTO STAR
"This versatile vocalist seems at ease with whatever he decides to sing…catch him when you can!"
- TORONTO JAZZ
"His recording of 'Everything Happens To Me' is a killer track and is, by far, the finest interpretation since Chet Baker's in the late fifties..."
"Canada has spawned still another excellent jazz performer! With his soft but effective delivery, his ability to swing and to caress a slow ballad, Wolfe has the vocal tools to be ranked high on the male jazz vocalist roster, which could use some good new blood."
- ALL MUSIC GUIDE