“Her [Estar’s] songs are spacious, impressionistic, and generous...” — Christopher Porter, Pulp Ann Arbor

“Cohen’s program was made up of standards and some of her own more daring compositions, no matter which she showed a distinctive approach to her material. Cohen was most effective on slower tempos, like Strayhorn’s “Passion Flower” or Monk’s “Ruby My Dear” where her perfect intonation was noticeable.” — Lars Bjorn, SEMJA Update

“Lead vocalist and composer, Estar Cohen, sang in otherworldly tones and the rest of the instrumentation wove together to put listeners into a state of pure enchantment.” — Katlin Merby, Local Spins

“…Estar Cohen has a majestic and elemental voice that catches you as a windstorm, something graceful and natural, yet whimsical in its melodic trajectory.” — Jeff Milo, Deep Cutz Music Blog

“Local jazz prodigy Estar Cohen is a young woman who is serious about her art and analytical about how it works, but also passionate and joyful about doing what she loves.” — Toledo Free Press

“The rich, ethereal quality of Ms. Cohen’s voice paired with the band’s thoughtful and complex arrangements are a soothing combination.” — Toledo City Paper

“She is a special talent who comes along very rarely...” — Tad Weed

“ [On “Live at Willis Sound] Cohen’s effort gives us six original searching jazz pieces with her capable quintet before an in-studio live audience…These cuts reward close listening with the risks they take.” — Ira Lax, SEMJA Update