"Miss Sayer finds lively banjo harmonies  
  and provocative phrasing ... a rare jazz  
  banjoist." 
      THE NEW YORK TIMES 

"A dazzling evening, a capacity crowd ...   
  Nobody wanted it to end."  
      GUARDIAN NEWS (England)  

"The ranks of outstanding female players  
  are still surprisingly thin.  In the more  
  traditional jazz forms ... we have the fine 
  banjoist Cynthia Sayer."  
      NEW YORK POST 

"Cynthia Sayer bewitched the public."  
      NORDERSTEDTER ZEITUNG (Germany) 

"Cynthia Sayer almost made the applause  
  meter explode ... Her swingy playing   
  catches you from the start, and her  
  sense of showmanship is present at every  
  second." 
     LA DÉPECHE (France)  

"She can really play.  It's nice to see somebody with such a fresh approach."
     MARIAN McPARTLAND

"Cynthia Sayer [is] the superstar of jazz banjo."
    LA BROYE  (Switzerland)

"Cynthia has an excellent voice and   
  personality plus musical know-how."  
     INTERNATIONAL BANJO MAGAZINE 

"And then she was there, the one everyone  
  was waiting for ... the lady from America  
  with unbelievable finger and speed   
  mastery on the strings."  
      NORDERSTEDTER ANZEIGER  
      (Germany)

"Sayer sang and played virtuoso solos ... a 
  wizard on the instrument."  
      NEW YORK NEWSDAY 

  

"Sayer is considered to be among a small group at the top of the jazz banjo world."
     
CHICAGO TRIBUNE  

"Cynthia Sayer's performance was   
  remarkable ... The entire audience fell in  
  love." 
      ODESSA NEWS (Ukraine)  

"Nothing and nobody compares to Cynthia  
  Sayer ... The concert hall went wild.  The  
  audience cheered her as a star."  
      SÄCHSISCHE ZEITUNG  (Germany)  

"The American banjoist Cynthia Sayer was  
  one of the great attractions of the  
  festival." 
      DE STEM (Holland)  

"An unbelievable inspiration."  
      WESERKURIER (Germany)  

"Versatile Cynthia Sayer picks an expert   
  banjo, strums a steady guitar, and sings   
  with swing and charm.  She is one of a  
  kind." 
      DICK HYMAN 

"Cynthia has great tone and touch and a  
  scorching solo style." 
      FRETS MAGAZINE 

"The highest point of the festivals was the 
  New Yorker Cynthia Sayer."  
      GOTTINER TAGEBLATT (Germany) 

"One of the most respected banjoists in jazz ... a master entertainer."
      THE AMERICAN RAG

"One of the best musicians on the banjo."  
      MELODY MAGAZINE (Czechoslovakia) 

"A vibrant, warm personality and a dynamic  
  musical talent." 
      NY DAILY NEWS SUNDAY MAGAZINE 
 

 
 
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