REVIEWS & PRESS
"Kemp truly captivates on her new jazz album, Firecracker."
"Mandy Kemp's new album is captivating and stunning" JazzCorner - May 3, 2019
Album review: www.lajazzscene.buzz/waxing-poetic-reviews
by Scott Yanow, L.A. Jazz Scene - May 2019
"Ten Artists: June 2019" by C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz - June 1, 2019
"You can feel the influence of producer Jane Monheit
on this EP... Kemp has the same strong lyricism."
"RICH VOICES... Lauren White: Life In The Modern World, Mandy Kemp: Firecracker" by George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly - July 4, 2019
Review: Mandy Kemp - Firecracker by Stacy Zering, INK 19 - July 5, 2019
"Mandy Kemp Discusses Musical Roots of Firecracker EP" by Christine King, All About Jazz - August 5, 2019
"What's really special about this release is...the fact that [Kemp] combines her vocal versatility with an evergreen approach to the genre. This is a classy and sophisticated collection of songs that will please any jazz aficionado."
~ All About Jazz
Podcast interview with Dr. Debzz on "Sleepless In Studio CIty" (Episode: "Seasons Of Love", January 2019)
Cabaret Scenes review : "I Don't Need A Map" by Elliot Zweibach, Cabaret Scenes Magazine - February 26, 2017
"Kemp is an amazing performer."
~ Cabaret Scenes Magazine