Down Beat - p.703.5 stars out of 5
-- "'Skylark,' accompanied only by bassist Wayne Batchelor, provides the freest, most intimate look at her method as she squeezes, stretches and remolds her vowels into melodies within melodies."
JazzTimes - p.71
"Most striking is Freelon's dual-bass-driven 'Skylark,' as superb an exercise in pure, unvarnished emotional integrity as you're likely to hear."
Billboard (p.59) - "Freelon remains a versatile artist at home with her craft, able to make any song her own without compromising its essence -- the mark of a true artist."
Record Collector (magazine) - p.943 stars out of 5
-- "Frelon twists and turns and stretches each word and phrase as though her voice were an instrument in her backing band."
Audio Mixer: Seth Presant.
Liner Note Author: Nnenna Freelon.
Recording information: Sound Pure Studios, Durham, NC (09/19/2009-09/21/2009); The Village Studios, Los Angeles, CA (09/19/2009-09/21/2009).